New shelter for thousands of migrant children opens in Texas

U.S. 06/07/19, 16:48

The federal government has found a suitable short-term solution to house migrant children in Texas as more and more migrants flood the U.S. immigration system. A new emergency facility in Carrizo Springs, Texas, has been built and will be opening soon to specifically house underage migrant youth. The complex once ...

ICE Director: Migrant families not exempt from deportation

U.S. 06/06/19, 10:00

Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) new acting director has let it be known that migrant families are not off limits when it comes to being deported. ICE’s acting Director Mark Morgan, said the agency will continue to prioritize the deportation of criminals and those with criminal histories, but families are not ...

US cities far from border feeling the immigrant influx

U.S. 05/23/19, 16:51

U.S. cities far from Mexico are feeling the effects of immigrants being released into the United States as an influx of asylum-seekers are being processed and dropped off at shelters and bus stations. Immigration officials are considering cities in states like Florida, Michigan, and New York to help process immigrants before they ...

Upsurge of Illegal immigrants opting for ‘self-deportation’ over jail

U.S. 05/13/19, 15:04

The number of illegal immigrants who have applied for voluntary departure, also known as self-deportation, has soared since the election of President Donald Trump, according to a report by The Marshall Project.   The Project’s data shows that self-deportations increased by 50 percent in 2017, and then doubled that number in ...

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