The Trump administration’s “safe third country” agreements with Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador entirely prevent Central American individuals and families from applying for asylum within the United States, leaving them with no options for protection.
A district judge in Maryland blocked the Trump administration’s executive order on refugee resettlement after finding the grant of state and local veto power arbitrary and susceptible to “hidden bias.”
As the Trump administration undermines Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival recipients’ ability to renew their protections, one immigrant justice group is suing to achieve greater accountability.
Against the growing list of governors from President Donald Trump's party who have offered written consent to continue resettling refugees, Texas turns its back on a history of successful resettlement.
More than 60 individuals and families of Iranian descent were detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection for hours following increased tensions between the United States and Iran, emphasizing the need to safeguard civil liberties while avoiding the mistakes of the past.
Holding asylum-seekers in deplorable U.S. Customs and Border Protection facilities, with no or severely limited access to counsel, betrays the United States’ commitment to fair and just outcomes.
Tali Farhadian Weinstein’s New York Times op-ed shows why discretion is a critical feature that injects humanity into our immigration system—and needs to be restored.
A provision within the NDAA grants permanent status and opens a pathway to citizenship for longtime for Liberian residents of the United States, modeling how lawmakers can build an immigration system that is fair and responsive to the realities of American communities.
Recently, New York and New Jersey enacted legislation allowing undocumented residents to apply for state driver’s licenses. These significant legislative accomplishments reaffirm the rule of law by better aligning the law with the realistic needs of communities.
H.R. 4713 corrects several important structural deficiencies at CRCL to strengthen the office’s ability to uphold the United States’ commitment to civil rights and civil liberties.
A recent report finds that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security planned to separate 26,000 immigrant families without the proper technology for reunification, highlighting the cruelty of the administration's “zero-tolerance” policy and the need for a fair, humane, and workable immigration system.
One year after the death of 7-year-old Jakelin Caal Maquin, U.S. Customs and Border Protection facilities continue to lack oversight and accountability as policies attacking human rights persist along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Since 2014, mass criminal prosecutions for illegal entry and reentry into the United States have surged, undermining due process, straining limited law enforcement resources, and diminishing the rule of law in the U.S. immigration system.
A group of the nation’s main refugee resettlement agencies are challenging a harmful executive order from the Trump administration that requires written consent from state and local governments to resettle refugees.
Recommendations by key U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials expose the flawed implementation of the “Remain in Mexico” policy, which violates U.S. law and forces asylum-seekers into dangerous conditions.