Mica Rosenberg

An ever-expanding job for border agents: sensitive decisions on migrants' fates

04 Jul 2019

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO In a U.S. border patrol facility in El Paso, Texas, labels on holding cells indicate whether migrants have been selected - "yes" or "no" - for a new Trump administration program that sends asylum seekers to wait out their U.S. court hearings in Mexico. | Video

U.S. court rules against Trump administration in immigrant teen abortion case

15 Jun 2019

A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that the U.S. government cannot deny access to abortions for unaccompanied immigrant minors in federal custody, delivering a blow to a Trump administration policy.

Exclusive: Asylum seekers returned to Mexico rarely win bids to wait in U.S.

12 Jun 2019

Over two hours on June 1, a Honduran teenager named Tania pleaded with a U.S. official not to be returned to Mexico. | Video

Family arrests at U.S.-Mexico border reach highest monthly level in over decade amid tariff threat

06 Jun 2019

NEW YORK U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing from Mexico in May, an increase over the previous month and the highest monthly level since 2006, reaching what U.S. officials said on Wednesday were "crisis" levels.

Trump administration suspends U.S. educational programs for migrant children

06 Jun 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK The Trump administration is suspending educational, legal and recreational programs for migrant children in its custody, saying an influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guardian was putting a "tremendous strain" on the resources of the agency tasked with housing them.

Government watchdog finds 'dangerous overcrowding' at U.S. border facility

03 Jun 2019

The internal watchdog for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has urged officials to take immediate steps to alleviate "dangerous overcrowding" after it found some adult detainees being held in "standing-room-only conditions" for days or weeks at a border patrol facility in Texas. | Video

U.S. limits protections for some migrant children

01 Jun 2019

U.S. immigration authorities on Friday said the government would limit which migrant children who enter the country alone qualify for special protections in the United States, the latest move by the Trump administration to tighten immigration restrictions.

More asylum seekers sue Trump administration over prolonged U.S. detention

31 May 2019

A group of detained asylum seekers sued the U.S. government on Thursday claiming immigration officials in five southern states are systematically denying them parole.

Exclusive: New training document for asylum screenings reflects tougher U.S. stance

05 May 2019

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Explainer - Five ways Trump's moves to stem asylum seekers have hit hurdles

01 May 2019

Grappling with a ballooning number of mostly Central American families seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump has suggested increasingly bold steps to limit protections for this group and stem their entry into the United States.

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