The attorney general has stepped up the hiring of immigration judges, ordered them to hear more cases, and shown a preference for those who’ve previously been prosecutors.
Despite having arrived at the U.S. border, processing and adjudicating asylum claims could take years.
The president would have to overcome obstacles in Congress, and perhaps even legal challenges, to use Department of Defense resources on construction.
This week, the president inspected eight prototypes, but his administration still has a long way to go before bringing his campaign pledge to fruition.
Over the years, they’ve pushed for reform, but the latest attempt at policy change is forcing them to consider how far they’re willing to go to protect young undocumented immigrants.
The special counsel indicted the Russian nationals and three Russian entities for allegedly interfering in the 2016 presidential election, the Department of Justice announced Friday.
Encouraged by Senate Democrats’ push to protect young undocumented immigrants from deportation, immigration activists now feel defeated after an agreement to reopen the government without legislation addressing the issue.
A federal judge ordered the Trump administration to allow DACA recipients to renew their protected status. But enrollees are hesitant about what will come of the ruling.
The Department of Justice requested that the bureau inquire about citizenship in the upcoming questionnaire, a move that experts argue could have a crippling effect on participation.
A proposal to stem the flow of migrants trekking to the southern border is revealing the limitations of deterrence policy.
The history of the green-card lottery, attacked by President Trump on Wednesday, is a story of unintended consequences.
As the administration assesses the projects, both the purpose and effectiveness of a barrier are in question.
The program offered beneficiaries a sense of security, but with work permits set to expire in the coming months, many of them are having to consider what comes next for their families.
The Trump administration provided a list of immigration reforms it wants fulfilled for a deal to protect young undocumented immigrants.
Strategists are still hoping to salvage a years-long effort to make inroads with Hispanic voters by passing legislation granting legal status to the program’s recipients.
Politicians argue immigrants should just “get in line” if they want to live in the United States. But the process itself can take decades.
DACA recipients are hopeful about the possibility of Trump signing a bill to grant them legal status, but skeptical about whether it’ll come to fruition.
Leading opponents of amnesty are waiting warily for details of Trump’s arrangement with Democratic congressional leaders.
The president’s cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program leaves its beneficiaries in fear of losing their work permits.
Advocates of reduced immigration welcomed news of the program ending Tuesday, but expressed concern over what comes next.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday that the Obama-era program shielding nearly 800,000 people brought to the U.S. as children from deportation is being rescinded.