March 28, 2021 12:58 pm
The decisions unfold amid what Border Patrol officials say is an extraordinarily high 30-day average of 5,000 daily encounters with migrants.
April 23, 2020 7:10 am
"By pausing immigration, we'll help put unemployed Americans first in line for jobs as America reopens. It would be wrong and unjust for Americans laid off by the virus to be replaced with new immigrant labour flown in from abroad," Trump said.
April 22, 2020 10:14 am
Trump said he would be placing a 60-day pause on the issuance of green cards in an effort to limit competition for jobs in a US economy wrecked by the coronavirus. The order would include "certain exemptions," he said, but he declined to outline them, noting the order was still being crafted.
August 16, 2019 11:18 am
The 35-year-old man from India said he would rather starve to death in custody than be deported back to India, where he says he fears for his life because of his political activism.
July 16, 2019 7:45 pm
Illegal immigration is an issue that the US has been grappling with for decades, and over 10 million undocumented migrants are currently known to be residing in the country.
July 05, 2019 2:49 pm
Earlier this week, President Donald Trump signed an executive order shortly after his inauguration that called on the Department of Homeland Security to collect all fines and penalties from anyone who had entered the country illegally.
June 10, 2019 1:30 pm
Representatives for the two main agencies responsible for detaining migrants — Customs and Border Protection, on the border, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which oversees longer-term detention — declined to discuss the issue.
November 27, 2018 9:16 am
Three tear gas canisters shot from the US side landed around Meza and her children, who range in age from toddlers to teenagers, she said in an interview at a Tijuana migrant shelter.
October 17, 2018 11:14 am
Trump said his administration has informed the three countries - Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador – that America will stop all payments to them if they allow their citizens to enter the US.
September 17, 2018 8:58 am
The Donald Trump administration is pushing policies supposedly intended to favor immigrants who have valuable skills at a time when newcomers already are, on average, at their most educated.