Stories tagged: asylum seekers
Fri., Nov. 8, 2019
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 …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.