It is rare for legislators at the state level to take action to limit the federal immigration agency. At a recent hearing, advocates asked New Mexico to do just that.
Prominent immigrant advocate Ravi Ragbir was detained in New York City, but agents sent him to Florida after saying that they would deport him. A judge told the government to bring him back while his case is being heard.
Luis Cardona works for Montgomery County in Maryland, walking a fine line to keep trust with young people in gangs and agents who sometimes arrest them.
What's happening in Texas is part of a larger national debate about how local and state law enforcement policies can affect public safety.
With millions of lives in immigration limbo, the long-term effects of uncertainty are beginning to worry mental health experts.
The Department of Homeland Security has called for more immigration detention facilities to open along the US-Mexico border. And negotiations between a private prison company and the government have already begun in the Rio Grande Valley.
Millions of people in the US live their lives in limbo, under the “supervision” of federal agents and the uncertainty of whether they will be deported. One couple is asking: When can we have children?
Today, the practice of apprehending immigrants and holding them in custody has created a shadow prison system, complete with hundreds of federal and private facilities throughout the country.
Guatemalan, Nicaraguan, Salvadoran and Honduran migrants are participating in the Caravan of Refugees to advocate for the right to request asylum.
Immigration detention is big business. Trump will make it even bigger.
For Sheriff Scott Jones, how the city of Sacramento approaches immigration doesn’t matter — as long as he can keep allowing immigration agents into the county’s detention center and can contract with the federal government to detain immigrants.