Family Arrivals Surge At U.S.-Mexico Border In AugustU.S. border authorities arrested dramatically more immigrant families at the Mexico border in August compared to previous months.
Government To Expand, Extend Texas Tent Shelter For ChildrenThe U.S. government will expand its tent shelter for immigrant minors crossing the southwest border to 3,800 beds and keep it open through the end of this year.
Immigrant Families Struggling With Trauma Of SeparationFamilies who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border by the Trump administration and then reunited with their children say they are suffering deep emotional wounds.
Texas Won't Pay For Educating Kids In Migrant SheltersThe Texas Education Agency told a charter school group that local schools that want to serve migrant students in federal custody can't do so with state education funding.
Unrest Reported At Immigration Detention Center In TexasU.S. immigration authorities say about 40 men at a family detention center in Texas were involved in a "disturbance."
Lawmakers: Migrant Teen Tent City In Texas To Stay Open Another MonthTexas lawmakers say they have been told atemporary tent shelter in far West Texas for immigrant minors will stay open another month.
Texas Lockup Is Epicenter Of Family Immigration DetentionFederal authorities allowed reporters to tour the 50-plus acre South Texas Family Residential Center that's holding 1,520 women and children, the nation's largest such facility, in a remote corner of South Texas.
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.
Immigrant Children Describe Treatment In Detention CentersYounger children cried in caged areas where they were crammed in with teens, and they clamored for their parents. Toilets were filthy, and running water was scarce, they say.
'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.
Detaining Immigrant Kids Is Now A Billion-Dollar IndustryDetaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually.
Government Falls Short Of Deadline To Reunite Kids, ParentsSome immigrant toddlers are back in the arms of their parents, but others remained in holding facilities away from relatives as federal officials fell short of meeting a court-ordered deadline.
Judge Rejects Request To Detain Migrant Families Long-TermA federal judge rejected the Trump administration's efforts to detain immigrant families for long terms, calling it a "cynical attempt" to undo a longstanding court settlement.
ACLU: Less Than Half Of Child Reunions Will Meet DeadlineThe American Civil Liberties Union said it appears the Trump administration will miss a court-ordered deadline to reunite young children who were separated from their families at the border.