Tag Archives: Asylum

Torture, Rape, and Kidnapping at the Border: A New Report Lays Bare the Horror of Trump’s Asylum Plan

Less than 1 percent of 24,000 so-called Remain in Mexico cases have resulted in asylum protection. ...

The Trump administration has finalized an agreement to deport asylum seekers back to Honduras

Deportations will go into effect in the coming weeks. ...

Trump administration asks 9th Circuit to lift court order limiting asylum ban

As in the San Diego case, an attorney for the government asked the panel to stay a preliminary injunction issued in November. This injunction barred a presidential proclamation that would force immigrants seeking visas t ...

US moves closer to sending asylum-seeking migrants to Honduras

During the height of the migration crisis last May, US Border Patrol on the Southwest border arrested 132,856 people, primarily family members from the Northern Triangle countries of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. ...

Trump Administration Proposes Adding Minor Crimes to List of Offenses That Bar Asylum

“The Trump administration wants to treat asylum like something only angels can win,” said Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, the policy counsel at the American Immigration Council, a nonprofit in Washington. “I would argue Congress ...

Opinion: Restore asylum for women fleeing abuse and death

The Refugee Protection Act would rectify many of these inhumane actions, and includes language to reverse recent decisions that have made it nearly impossible for women fleeing domestic violence or gang brutality to qual ...

Remain in Mexico program faces growing scrutiny in the House and Senate

Several members from the Congressional Black Caucus plan to attend the hearing in San Ysidro. They cited a San Diego Union-Tribune report on the death of a Cameroonian migrant in ICE custody as part of the reason for the ...

Trump’s agreements in Central America are dismantling the asylum system as we know it

The administration has started sending migrants back to Guatemala. ...

Why I Quit My Job Carrying Out Trump’s Immigration Policies

A former asylum officer says “remain in Mexico” and other policies undermining asylum aren’t just racist, they’re illegal. ...

As Border Apprehensions Decline For 5th Consecutive Month, Migrants Change Too

"Unfortunately, some of the individuals in the MPP program are actually going outside the shelter environment," said Morgan. "They're re-engaging with the cartels because they're tired of waiting. And that's when we're h ...

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