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The administration is seeking to ramp up deportation, focusing on those who have skipped court hearings.
President Trump’s proposal would keep legal immigration levels the same but dramatically change who would be let in. It does not address the estimated 11 million people in the U.S. illegally.
Is there a crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border? If so, what kind? What role does the border wall play and what are its affects on the local people and ecosystem on both sides of the border? What are many ways people and organizations along the border doing to assist migrants and to humanize their immigration… Read More
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is in “preliminary discussions” to shutter 23 field offices around the world to save millions. Critics say it will exacerbate a processing bottleneck.
The president’s second State of the Union address touched on many of his familiar themes and agenda items but also included moments and proposals that drew positive reaction from Democrats.
U.S. service members will install wire barriers and help monitor the border. However, some in Congress have questioned whether it’s a good use of active-duty troops.
The plan, expected to meet with a swift legal challenge, comes out of talks with Mexican officials. The administration is implementing it first at the San Ysidro, Calif., port of entry.
Photographer Federica Valabrega photographed Central American women who fled domestic violence and joined a migrant caravan to seek asylum in the U.S.
Before family separation became an official and controversial policy of the Trump administration, federal immigration agents separated “thousands” of migrant children from their parents.
Trump has said he won’t sign any bill to reopen the government unless Congress acquiesces to his request for $5.7 billion to build a southern border wall — something Democrats have staunchly opposed.