Last year, the federal government promised to improve vetting of doctors who administer immigration medical exams. But ProPublica found doctors with records of unprofessional behavior, including sexual misconduct, drug abuse and fraud, still have the federal government’s approval.
according to a DHS source.”We’re confident that the kind of same approach and same initiatives that we are applying with Northern Triangle countries’ families, specifically, that we’re going to be able to apply those same initiatives with other demographics as well,” said Morgan. Continue reading
The US government helped trap rural Guatemalans in poverty. Now it’s blocking their only way out.
Perry’s group began vaccinating babies in the camp against the flu last week, but donors were only able to buy 20 doses. Continue reading
Federal judges in three separate circuits issued injunctions — two nationwide, one limited to the 9th Circuit — against President Trump’s pending “public charge” rule, which would make immigrants ineligible for green cards if they sign up for certain public benefits. Continue reading
A group of doctors, who last month pressured U.S. Customs and Border Protection to allow them to give flu vaccines to detained migrant children, have now taken their fight to the driveway of a detention facility in San Ysidro, Calif., and said they are not leaving until they get approval. Continue reading
Immigration detainees allege that GEO Group is violating a federal anti-slavery law.
Advocates for the teen say he crashed into a parked car after his cell phone slid off the dashboard and he reached down to pick it up. They argue a sobriety test was never performed and the DUI charge wouldn’t have held up in court.But a state court judge never had a chance to hear that argument.As the 18-year-old got into line at the courthouse, someone said his name.He turned around, and moments later, he was in ICE custody. Continue reading
Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy, which strands asylum-seekers across the border, is not getting the public outrage it deserves.
“Since I arrived in this country, I felt like I finally found a home,” he told the commissioners. But after he saw what a divisive issue admitting refugees had become, he said, “I started asking myself many questions, trying to figure out where I actually belong.” Continue reading