US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents have turned away unaccompanied children seeking asylum at the border, exposing them to the danger of return to the countries they fled, Human Rights Watch said today.
The US Department of Homeland Security has announced a policy, effective immediately, that will return asylum seekers to Mexico while their claims are processed in the United States.
As the number of women locked up in the US grows, Oklahoma has the grim distinction of being the state incarcerating more women per capita than any other.
The fact that the US will cap the annual number of refugees admitted here at 30,000 – by far the lowest ceiling in four decades – demonstrates an utter lack of compassion
Hundreds of children remain detained in the United States and separated from their parents more than five weeks after a court-ordered deadline to reunify them,
U.S. military officials worry that sharp cuts to the number of refugees resettled in the country will hurt national security.