While the new asylum rule cannot be carried out until legal issues can be debated, the legal limbo is leaving migrants questioning their next steps.
Borders & Immigration
Border apprehension numbers fell 28 percent in June, partly due to a recent crackdown, but also because of soaring summer temperatures.
A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to stop denying asylum to anyone who transits through another country to reach the U.S. border.
Pentagon officials are considering a new request for military assistance along the southern border, a defense official said Monday.
The United Constitutional Patriots, an armed militia at the southern border in New Mexico, has drawn intense scrutiny after live-streaming its activities on social media. Groups like the UCP routinely litter parts of the border with traps of all brands to discourage — and now detain at gunpoint — migrants from coming to U.S. territory.
Armed militia groups have patrolled the U.S.-Mexico border. However, a New Mexico militia group is raising tensions by detaining illegal immigrants.
The shake-up has accelerated DHS's transformation under Trump to an agency primarily focused on its immigration enforcement efforts.
One in Six Migrant Children in the U.S. Are Staying at a Shelter Operated By a Private Equity Tycoon
Thousands of migrant kids face an uncertain future in facilities like Homestead, and to some, the problem is bigger than Campbell and CHS.
As the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy hits its anniversary, the promise to criminally prosecute everyone who crosses the Mexico border illegally has been forced to evolve. Today the reality is families come first.
The surge of migrant families arriving at the southern border has led the Trump administration to dramatically expand a practice President Donald Trump has long mocked as "catch and release."