US Judge Extends Halt On Deportations Of Separated FamiliesA federal judge has extended a freeze on deporting families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.
ACLU Lawsuit Accuses US Of Wrongfully Denying AsylumThe American Civil Liberties Union says it sued the U.S. government Tuesday over its efforts to prevent immigrants from seeking asylum due to domestic and gang violence in their home countries.
U.S., ACLU Divide On How To Reunify Separated FamiliesThe ACLU and the Trump administration have widely divergent plans on how to reunite hundreds of immigrant children with parents who have been deported since being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.
ICE, Border Patrol At Senate Hearing On Family SeparationsThe Senate Judiciary Committee is demanding answers from federal immigration officials about the Trump administration's separation of migrant children from their families.
'Credible Fear' For U.S. Asylum Harder To Prove Under TrumpAs part of the Trump administration's broader crackdown on immigration, Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently tightened the restrictions on the types of cases that can qualify someone for asylum.
Attorney: Parents Are In Fragile State For Asylum InterviewsSome immigrants complain that they stumbled through their first asylum interviews when they were deeply distraught over losing their children.
Federal Court Blocks ICE Treatment Of Asylum SeekersA federal judge on Monday determined the U.S. government is violating its own rules regarding the treatment of people seeking asylum.
Immigration Policy Protests Planned In North Texas SaturdayProtestors in Dallas will be hearing from Cheryl Allison, a Dallas volunteer who says people need to know what she saw on the border.
Concern Over Using U.S. Military To Help Border EnforcementThe Trump administration's request for the Pentagon to house migrants detained at the U.S. southern border and even help prosecute them is prompting concern about strains to the military.
Family Separations Push New Activists Into Migrant ProtestsImmigrants who have spent years fighting to change the country's immigration system are getting newfound support from liberal activists, moms and first-time protesters.
Some Immigrants Seeking Asylum Want To Make North Texas HomeAll those asylum cases in DFW will be heard at the Earl Cabell Federal Building in Dallas. Immigration experts say this courthouse is one the toughest in the country to be granted asylum.
Dallas Judge: County Can Be Ready For Immigrant Children In 2 WeeksDallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said, “If the roles were reversed and our children were separated from us in Honduras, I think we would want the same thing. We would want the community to rise up.”