Parents who were separated from their children at the U.S.-Mexican border last year are launching a legal fight against the Trump administration.
Jul. 22from Greater LA
The Trump administration’s new asylum rule ends asylum at the southern border. The ACLU has promised to sue as soon as it goes into effect today.
Jul. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Vice President Mike Pence recently visited a Border Patrol detention facility in Texas, where dozens of migrants were crammed into tight quarters. The visit raised questions about U.S.
The Trump administration published a rule today that would bar asylum claims from anyone who passed through another country on the way to the US-Mexico border.
Jul. 15from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Trump had promised huge sweeps of undocumented immigrants over the weekend. But reports say U.S.
Immigrants who want to seek asylum at the U.S. southern border must first apply for refugee status in another country, according to a new rule that is set to take effect Tuesday.
Jul. 15from NPR
This weekend, the Trump administration is expected to round up thousands of undocumented immigrants in at least 10 major cities, including LA.
Jul. 12from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
More than a dozen democratic lawmakers visited detention centers in Clint and El Paso, Texas on Monday.
Jul. 2from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Customs and Border Protection says it’s opened an investigation into a secret Facebook group filled with racist and sexist posts from current and former border agents.
The Supreme Court justices are setting the stage for a more contentious term when they regroup this fall.
Jul. 1from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The high court agrees to review the Trump administration's elimination of a program designed to help children brought to the country illegally.
Jun. 28from NPR
Democrats and Republicans are split on Trump’s immigration policies. Republicans, including Evangelical Christians, are supportive.
Jun. 26from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez was trying to bring his 23-month-old daughter, Angie Valeria, to safety and a new life in the U.S.
Jun. 26from NPR
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar says his department is about to run out of money to house migrant children. The House is voting today on appropriating that money.
Jun. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Congress is set to vote on a bill today that would deliver more than $4 billion in emergency aid to help address the crisis at the border.
John Sanders is expected to make his resignation effective July 5, two officials said. The move comes after hundreds of children were removed from a facility without adequate food and sanitation.
Jun. 25from NPR
President Trump announced he was postponing a nationwide immigration sweep set to begin on Sunday, targeting thousands of migrants.
Jun. 24from Greater LA
Kids are taking care of babies who don’t have diapers and are covered in mucus. There are no showers or toothbrushes. Children are sleeping on cement floors.
Jun. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In a viral video from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, a Department of Justice attorney argued that it is “safe and sanitary” to detain migrant children without soap,…
Mexican-American Journalist Leon Krauze responds to Trump's renewed plans for mass deportations, and describes the long-term impact of Trump's threats on Mexico
Jun. 19from KCRW Features