User: newstrust Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Issues :: Border Issues
Last updated: Nov 17 2019 23:40 IST RSS 2.0
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Booming Border Budgets Fund Human Rights Abuses and a Destructive Border Wall 17.11.2019
Congress can lessen the cruelty and destruction along the border by cutting the 2020 budget for the ...
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Borders Don’t “Secure” Anything But Global Inequality 11.11.2019
Borders expose "the shackles of a world organized into vastly unequal nation states," says author Todd ...
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Despite Promises, Trump’s Asylum Ban Could Apply Retroactively 23.10.2019
Two children sit on the floor among orange tents in a shelter
Thousands of migrants who agreed to wait in Mexico for their asylum hearings are finding out they may not qualify.
Trump’s Border Wall Is a Multi-Billion Dollar Corporate Handout 19.10.2019
The militarization of the U.S. border has led to an increase in migrant deaths and a windfall for the security ...
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Identical twins. Identical asylum claims. Very different luck at the border 18.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The system gives enormous power to U.S. customs officers, Border Patrol agents and asylum officers, whose whims and judgment calls decide the fate of many migrants.

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Jailed British tourists entered US 'deliberately' 16.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Officials say two of the adults had previously been denied travel authorisation to the US.
British family detained by ICE after unlawfully entering U.S. from Canada 16.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Eileen and David Connors say they accidentally crossed the U.S.-Canada border while vacationing. The couple and their 3-month-old son have been in a federal immigration facility since Oct. 3.
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Buses to nowhere: Mexico transports migrants with U.S. court dates to its far south 15.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

Mexico has been busing migrants with U.S. court dates to its southern border with Guatemala.

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Trump's border wall: A broken promise, a second term, or both? 7.10.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
It might not be big, beautiful or even a wall but the US president has made progress.
Mexican asylum seekers at multiple border crossings grow frustrated with waiting 1.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Mexican migrants seeking asylum in the United States are finding they may have to wait from days to months for processing in about half a dozen border cities.

Trump administration to end 'catch and release' immigration policy, says DHS chief 24.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The move is the latest by the Trump administration to curb the flow of migrants seeking asylum at the southern border.
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Trump immigration officials defend tent courts, saying they'll speed up asylum process 18.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Trump administration immigration officials praise Texas tent courts during tour

Tent courts open as latest hurdle for migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. 17.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

The Trump administration opened two massive tent courts in south Texas to address the cases of migrants seeking asylum in the U.S.

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Tent courthouses for migrants to open along Texas border, as questions abound 10.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

With hearings expected to start soon, it still wasn't clear if attorneys and the public would gain access to the tent courthouses in South Texas

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Pastor's kidnapping underscores threat to migrants returned to Mexican border towns 2.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

In cartel-dominated Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, a gateway to the United States, demanding ransoms for migrants sent back by U.S. officials is a lucrative racket.

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Stymied by U.S. asylum policies, many migrants on the border are heading home 4.8.2019 LA Times: Nation

Migrants who are forced to wait in Mexico while they seek U.S. asylum face horrendous conditions. Many are giving up and heading back to the home countries they fled.

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In Starr County, Texas, Trump's border wall 'still highly unpopular' 2.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Some residents are deeply skeptical of the border wall, fearing it will aggravate flooding problems and cut them off culturally from the Rio Grande river that has defined this landscape.
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Opinion: 2020 candidate Seth Moulton on how Democrats are ignoring common sense in the fight against Trump 1.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Congressman Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) sat with the Times editorial board to discuss his 2020 campaign.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren requests investigation of Border Patrol and ICE detention of U.S. citizens 1.8.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic presidential candidate, asks what policies are in place to prevent unlawful mistaken detentions of American citizens.

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Barr changes asylum rules, limits family endangerment claims 30.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Attorney General Barr says Congress never intended for asylum seekers to include family members as part of a "particular social group" eligible for protection.
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