For a special visa, young immigrants need a judge to rule they’ve been abandoned. Some judges refuse to decide.
The Virginia Court of Appeals is considering two cases that could determine whether young undocumented immigrants can seek special visas intended for those who can’t return to their homelands because their parents have neglected, abused
Obama thanks Mexico for ‘absorbing’ Central American refugees. His own administration wants to turn them away.
President Obama convened a special summit of world leaders in New York on Tuesday to address the dramatic increase in refugees across the globe, which he called “one of the most urgent tests of our
The Obama administration announced plans Tuesday to expand a refugee program for Central American children who are fleeing danger, part of a broader effort to stem the unregulated flow of unaccompanied minors across the southern
The U.S. government will continue its controversial deportation raids targeting Central American immigrants even as the number of new illegal migrants has fallen dramatically, Department of Homeland Security officials say. After surging for months, the
ATLANTA — It is quiet now, a little too quiet, along the suburban avenues lined with Salvadoran pupusa shops and Guatemalan bakeries. The stores are emptier than usual, and some of the waitresses and clerks
Obama administration gets $750M to attack root causes of flow of unaccompanied children across the border
A father holds his sleeping son, 3, after they and other undocumented immigrants were detained by Border Patrol agents on December 7 near Rio Grande City, Texas. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) As unaccompanied
Unaccompanied children crossing southern border in greater numbers again, raising fears of new migrant crisis
Unaccompanied minors are crossing the U.S. Southwest border in growing numbers again, sparking concerns that the new influx of children could eventually approach the levels that last year prompted the Obama administration to declare a
The Obama administration has quietly abandoned its aggressive months-long search for emergency shelters across the nation as the number of children illegally crossing the southern border alone continues to drop. At the same time, three
The White House signaled Monday that it expects to deport most of the unaccompanied minors entering the country illegally across the southern border, employing the strongest rhetoric to date to indicate that an influx of
Two months ago, Lucy Cabrera’s adolescent son and daughter called her from Honduras in tears. They said gangs had threatened to kidnap them, and they begged her to help them flee to the U.S. She