Stories tagged: asylum seekers
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 10:23 p.m.
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 …
Thu., May 9, 2019, 8:50 p.m.
Homeland Security officials are making it tougher for people seeking asylum to get over the first hurdle in the lengthy process of gaining U.S. protection, giving new power to Border …
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
Juan Carlos Perla says he spent his first night in the U.S. in a cold immigration cell with 21 others at the nation’s busiest border crossing. Fluorescent lights were always …
Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 9:17 p.m.
TIJUANA, Mexico – Just after people raised their glasses to ring in the New Year, about 150 migrants gathered at a section of border wall in Tijuana to try to …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
A divided Supreme Court won’t let the Trump administration begin enforcing a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border.
Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
For more than a month, a rotating roster of preachers has been leading a non-stop, round-the-clock service at a small Protestant chapel in The Hague in an attempt to shield …
UPDATED: Mon., July 2, 2018, 2:03 p.m.
The German captain of a private ship that rescues migrants in the Mediterranean Sea pleaded innocent Monday to charges that he entered Malta’s waters illegally and without proper registration, a …
Fri., June 15, 2018
If you’re having trouble imagining just what kind of country we are becoming, vis-a-vis that whole “tired, poor and huddled masses” thing, think of SeaTac.
UPDATED: Sat., June 9, 2018, 9:14 p.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and other elected officials gathered Saturday outside a federal prison in SeaTac to condemn the Trump administration’s practice of separating asylum-seekers from their children.
UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
U.S. immigration lawyers are telling Central Americans in a caravan of asylum-seekers that traveled through Mexico to the border with San Diego that they face possible separation from their children …
Sat., July 2, 2016
Lawyers representing four asylum seekers have filed a federal lawsuit claiming the U.S. government places hurdles in front of people who try to file asylum applications.