Mergensana Amar, a 40-year-old Russian citizen, showed up at a legal checkpoint on the U.S.-Mexico border last year and pleaded for protection in the United States.
After a legal challenge against his prolonged detention, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agreed to release Ansly Damus on parole.
Two North Carolina congressmen are slamming the Trump administration as “callous” and “cruel” after an immigrant who sought refuge from deportation in a church was arrested after arriving at an appointment with immigration officials.
A federal judge has freed a Somali immigrant who was held for nine months in a New Hampshire jail without a hearing.
One vendor describes Stack-A-Bunk as a “bed platform” that is “resistant to blood, vinegar, urine, feces, salt solution and chlorine solution.”
Originally published by LA Times In 2003, Kenyan immigrant Sylvester Owino was convicted of second-degree robbery in San Diego. He finished a more than two-year prison sentence and was transferred to the Otay Mesa Detention Center as Immigration and Customs Enforcement began removal proceedings against him. Owino applied for asylum but almost 10 years went …
The number of people detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement has hit an all-time high, according to recent statistics reviewed by The Daily Beast.
A very different Bill Clinton—not the former president, but an 18-year-old Honduran whose full legal name is Bill Clinton Granados-Benitez—was due to appear via video conferencing in immigration court on Tuesday.
Immigration officials have stopped allowing a volunteer group to visit people at Otay Mesa Detention Center unless its members agreed not to talk with the media or other groups about conditions inside.
In the first 11 months of fiscal year 2018, 45,704 children were apprehended on the southern border, a 19% increase from the previous year, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.