The Trump administration wants Mexico to agree to take almost every asylum seeker that crosses into Mexico – pushing the Mexican government to sign an agreement that would essentially bar Central American migrants from trying to gain asylum in the United States.
By the end of the confrontation, his face was bloody and bruised. But neither Mr. Sihotang, nor another immigrant in the officers’ custody who watched the incident unfold, was allowed onto the plane after the pilot raised security concerns.
Almost every tactic Trump has deployed to discourage them from trying to enter the country has failed, and, much like with his other attempts to alter long-standing U.S. policy, he has met pushback from federal judges, who often have ruled against his policies.
Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand pitched her ideas Thursday to improve the asylum process while touring a law clinic at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas that helps immigrants with legal matters
Twelve asylum seekers required to stay in Mexico for the duration of their immigration hearings presented themselves one by one before an immigration judge over nearly four hours Wednesday.
Several asylum seekers who are being forced to wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration court told a judge Tuesday that they are afraid to return to Mexico as they await their next hearing — a development that introduces a new wrinkle to a major U.S. policy shift.
A Mexican journalist has again been ordered deported from the United States despite his fear that his past stories about corruption make him a target in one of the world’s most dangerous countries for reporters.
The attorney for Emilio Gutierrez Soto and his son, Oscar, said Thursday that he would appeal an immigration judge’s decision denying them asylum.
A federal judge on Wednesday struck down most of the policies former Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued that made it almost impossible for victims of domestic and gang violence to seek asylum.
The legal maze facing asylum seekers at the Southern border has become even more convoluted. A recent federal court order that suspended the Justice Department regulation making illegal crossers ineligible for asylum opens up additional Catch-22 conundrums.
For thousands of Central Americans packed into a sports complex in Tijuana that’s crowded with tents and smells strongly of sewage, the journey has only gotten harder.