Trump has promised to build 450 miles of wall along the border with Mexico by the end of the year. So far, the government has awarded millions of dollars in contracts for construction of 30-foot-tall barriers, along with new lighting, technology, and infrastructure. The Trump administration says it has already built 187 miles of wall. Some of it is new, but most is replacing old, much shorter barriers that officials say were not sufficient.
ICE notified the South Korean consulate and requested that they notify Ahn’s next of kin.
The total of $125 million is to be shared among 150,000 people in a state where there are an estimated 3 million undocumented immigrants.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers across the country have intercepted hundreds of items including fake COVID-19 test kits, phony hand sanitizer and diluted disinfectants.
A sharply worded ruling by a federal appeals court in Chicago on Thursday said the Trump administration policy of threatening to withhold grant money from so-called sanctuary cities to force them to comply with its more stringent immigration policies violates separation-of-powers provisions enshrined in the U.S. Constitution.
Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., unveiled legislation Tuesday that would force the government to deport all illegal immigrants held in the U.S. when a national emergency is declared because of a communicable disease -- the latest call for tougher border and immigration restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic.
An immigration protest in Little Village on Wednesday spiraled out of control.
The president made the announcement in a tweet on Monday.
Gov. Newsom created a relief fund for undocumented immigrants and extended call center hours to help the record 2.7 million Californians who've applied for unemployment benefits.
Dozens of immigrant children in U.S. custody and living in three Chicago-area shelters have tested positive for COVID-19, officials said Tuesday.
Marcos Saul Aurora Gonzalez is undocumented and therefore, ineligible for any of the federal stimulus money, up to $1,200 per adult, that is supposed to be arriving soon to roughly 60 million Americans.
Immigrants who do not have legal status in the U.S. are excluded from the $2 trillion federal relief package approved by Congress.
In an interview with Fox News this week, the head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ripped into Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot for her response to the sexual assault of a 3-year-old girl, allegedly at the hands of an illegal immigrant who had been sprung from custody by the city’s sanctuary policies.
ICE’s chief said Wednesday that it would take 140 years to remove all of the illegal immigrants who came into the country during the border surge of the past two years at current deportation rates.
A group of sheriff’s filed a lawsuit Monday with the aim of stopping the enforcement of the Illinois Trust Act, a statute that restricts the ability of law enforcement officers to coordinate with federal officials regarding the custody of undocumented immigrants.
Mano Raju said the Election Day arrest was conducted without a judicial warrant and "therefore in violation of state law."
President Trump on Thursday said his administration is moving forward with withholding funding from sanctuary cities.
ICE says the suspect, identified as Christopher Puente, was in Chicago police custody last year on theft charges. The agency says police should have handed him over to ICE, but because Chicago’s a sanctuary city, Puente was let go.
A new green card rule that went into effect Monday is already scaring thousands of recipients of public benefits, like food stamps, into dropping out of critical federal aid programs.
Greyhound, the nation’s largest bus company, said Friday it will stop allowing Border Patrol agents without a warrant to board its buses to conduct routine immigration checks.