Hopelessness continues driving Hondurans to migrate

OMOA, Honduras — At a converted seaside hotel, more than 200 Honduran migrants stepped off six buses, weary from traveling overnight across Guatemala after being deported by Mexico. Their journeys ended somewhere in Mexico, short of the U.S. border, and now early Friday morning they were back in Honduras making arrangements to return to where […]

Biden administration to wind down long-term detention of migrant families — for now

The Biden administration is moving forward with plans to wind down the long-term detention of migrant families, according to documents filed late Friday in federal court, though advocates worry the policy change won’t be permanent. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) oversees three detention centers designed to hold migrant parents and children in deportation proceedings: two […]

Biden's immigration reform gives DREAMERS status, bans word 'alien'

Democrats unveil Joe Biden’s sweeping immigration reform which would put 11 million on pathway to citizenship, give DREAMERS immediate status and ban the word ‘alien’ – but say it is not ‘an amnesty’ President Joe Biden unveiled his immigration plan on Thursday, a proposal that offers one of the fastest pathways to citizenship of any […]

ICE arrests 2,000 immigrants in largest sweep of the pandemic

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced on Tuesday it made more than 2,000 arrests during a six-week nationwide operation in July and August that focused on those with criminal convictions and charges, but also led to the arrests of some undocumented immigrants with clean records. As part of the operation, ICE agents made “at-large” […]