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The European Union announced a major overhaul of its asylum system Wednesday in hopes that more countries will finally share responsibility for people landing on Europe’s shores seeking sanctuary or better lives.
The United States and Honduras have completed an agreement that would allow some people seeking asylum in the U.S. to be sent to the Central American country instead
U.S. authorities say they’ve sent nearly 10,000 Mexican and Central American border crossers back to Mexico under new rules designed to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would allow the Trump administration to continue enforcing a policy that makes asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for U.S. court hearings, despite lower court rulings that the policy probably is illegal.
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that he expects more caravans of Central American migrants and asylum seekers to emerge, but he sees the phenomenon which became a political football in the United States in recent years as waning.
U.S. officials have started to send families seeking asylum to Guatemala, even if they are not from the Central American country and had sought protection in the United States, the Los Angeles Times has learned.
As claims soar, America joins wealthy countries in Europe and elsewhere to make asylum harder to obtain.
The United States has begun carrying out a landmark policy shift on asylum that’s a top priority of President Donald Trump, returning a Honduran immigrant to Guatemala to pursue his asylum case.
A legal case being heard in Toronto this week could put an end to a ritual that has played out tens of thousands of times over the last three years in a once-sleepy farming neighborhood in upstate New York
The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers and other migrants detained by immigration officials and will add the information to a massive FBI database used by law enforcement hunting for criminals, a Justice Department official said.
As the Trump administration has all but stopped allowing Central American families to seek asylum in the U.S., Mexican parents and children are arriving in increasing numbers at the southern border and seeking asylum amid escalating cartel violence
The United States planned to sign an agreement on Friday to help make one of Central America’s most violent countries, El Salvador, a haven for migrants seeking asylum, according to a senior Trump administration official.
Under pressure from the U.S. government, Mexico’s immigration policy has moved from one that promised to help migrants to one characterized by militarized enforcement under the growing influence of the country’s foreign secretary
The U.S. Supreme Court’s clearing of the way for the Trump administration to deny nearly all asylum claims from Central Americans was denounced by immigration advocates as a “death sentence” for the many migrants trying to escape poverty and violence in their homelands.
The Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that prevents most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the United States
A Trump administration program forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico has evolved into a sweeping rejection of all forms of migrants, with both countries quietly working to keep people out of the U.S. despite threats to the migrants’ safety.
A detailed snapshot of the recent surge of asylum-seeking families crossing into the U.S. from Mexico gives a sense of how they were treated after entering and where they settled.
China lashed out at Taiwan on Monday over its offer of political asylum to participants in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protest movement, a day after hundreds of thousands of people marched peacefully in the latest massive demonstration in the Chinese territory.
A federal appeals court has cleared the way for the U.S. government to forbid Central American immigrants from seeking asylum at the two busiest stretches of the southern border in a partial legal victory for the Trump administration
Immigration law needs an overhaul – it’s been 30 years since the last comprehensive immigration reform. Here’s a proposal.