Hurricane Sally made landfall Wednesday near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2 storm, pushing a surge of ocean water onto the coast and dumping torrential rain that forecasters said would cause dangerous flooding from the Florida Panhandle to Mississippi and well inland in the days ahead.
Leading congressional Democrats reacted furiously Tuesday to lightly substantiated claims that immigrants held at a detention center in Georgia are undergoing questionable hysterectomies.
An immigration detention center in Georgia performed questionable hysterectomies, refused to test detainees for COVID-19 and shredded medical records, according to a nurse quoted in a complaint filed Monday.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Monday reversed a 2018 preliminary injunction that blocked the Department of Homeland Security from terminating "temporary protected status" designations that allowed an estimated 400,000 immigrants from six countries to remain in the U.S.
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, only about 338 of the 2,700 Central Americans approved to come to the U.S. through a small refugee program have been able to travel.
At least 54 of the 104 detained people remaining at the facility are positive for the virus.
Raghad’s mothers and siblings’ visas were set to expire on in early July, and so they were forced to leave the 10-year-old behind with their neighbors.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said that while he won’t tear down President Trump’s much-touted wall along the United States’ southern border with Mexico, he also won’t continue construction of the barrier if he’s elected president in November.
An interview with a Bay Area immigration attorney on the new executive order on H-1B visas.
A number of groups, including the ACLU and Sierra Club, had asked the high court to get involved again after the justices last year cleared the way for the administration to use military funds for construction while the case played out in the courts.
The Trump administration says it will deny new applications for so-called “Dreamer” immigrants and limit renewals to one year instead of two.
"This is where we're seeing the spread," Gov. Gavin Newsom said, "in the LatinX community. They are the bedrock and backbone of our essential workforce."
The Trump administration is detaining immigrant children as young as 1 in hotels before deporting them to their home countries.
More than 200 universities are backing a legal challenge to the Trump administration’s new restrictions on international students, arguing that the policy jeopardizes students’ safety and forces schools to reconsider fall plans they have spent months preparing.
"By all appearances, ICE's decision reflects an effort by the federal government to force universities to reopen in-person classes," Harvard wrote in a press release. "The effect — and perhaps even the goal — is to create as much chaos for universities and international students as possible."
The calls were so voluminous that on the first day the funds were available, the lines crashed at Catholic Charities, prompting the phone provider to ask: Are you under attack?
Brooks Jarosz reports.
The high court’s 7-2 ruling applies to people who are picked up at or near the border and who fail their initial asylum screenings, making them eligible for quick deportation, or expedited removal.
The administration cast the effort as a way to free up jobs in an economy reeling from the coronavirus.
President Donald Trump tweeted Friday morning that will renew his effort to end legal protections for young immigrants after Supreme Court blocked first try.