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.
Government's DNA Testing Of Migrant Parents Turns Up SurprisesA Health and Human Services official said Tuesday that in two cases adults who thought they were parents of a child weren't.
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.
US To Reunite, Release More Than 50 Immigrant ChildrenMore than 50 immigrant children under age 5 will be reunited with their parents by Tuesday's court-ordered deadline for action by the Trump administration, and the families will then be released into the U.S., a government attorney said Monday.
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.
Trump Administration Wants More Time To Reunite FamiliesThe Trump administration is asking a court for more time to reunite families that were separated at the border under its "zero-tolerance" policy.
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.
Border Patrol Arrests Drop Sharply In JuneBorder Patrol arrests fell sharply in June to the lowest level since February, according to a U.S. official, ending a streak of four straight monthly increases.