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Trump Plans to Slash Refugee Admissions to New Low
The Trump administration said on Wednesday it intends to allow only 15,000 refugees to resettle in the United States in the 2021 fiscal year, setting another record low in the history of the modern refugee program.
As Pandemic Rages, Immigrants Are Detained in Areas with Few Hospitals
Detention center COVID-19 outbreaks could quickly swamp local hospitals.
Migrants in U.S. Custody Describe Life in 'Ice Boxes' and 'Dog Pounds'
A woman named Leydi, held in Chula Vista, Calif., described watching young children trying to touch their parents through metal fences.
“The mothers tried to reach their children, and I saw children pressing up against the fence of the cage to try to reach out," she said. "But officials pulled the children away and yelled at their mothers."
U.S. Court Order Brings Faster Reunions of Immigrant Parents and Children
On July 10, after examining how an initial wave of reunifications of young children had gone, Sabraw concluded that government vetting policies could be streamlined to speed the process.