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As asylum camp swells at US-Mexico border, Biden aide calls for patience

The Trump administration's protocols, in place since 2019, have pushed more than 65,000 asylum seekers back into Mexico to wait for their US court hearings.

By REUTERS
30/01/2021
US Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR)

Jewish senator: Trump’s immigration policy re-created ‘paper wall’

Sen. Ron Wyden, a son of Jewish parents who escaped Nazi Germany for the United States, compared President Donald Trump’s immigration policy to that of the restrictive U.S. policy in the 1930s.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
18/12/2020
A rally in support of DACA in San Francisco, 2015

US government ordered to reinstate protections for 'Dreamers'

DACA protects 'dreamers,' immigrants who arrived in the US as children from deportation and grants work permits to hundreds of thousands of immigrants.

By REUTERS
05/12/2020

US watchdog to investigate forced-sterilization claims at ICE facility

"A lot of them said that they didn't understand what was being done to them. Nobody explained it to them," Wooten, a former nurse at the facility told Reuters.

By REUTERS
16/09/2020
Washington State University’s Pullman campus

ICE Revises Visa Clampdown for International Students

US government agency to bar new students, including those from Middle East, from coming to study solely online, although those already in country can remain.

By CARLA MICHELLE WARREN / THE MEDIA LINE
03/08/2020
Employees, mostly veterans of military computing units, use keyboards working at a cyber hotline

ICE signs $30M contract with Israeli data-extraction company

According to data released by CBP, the agency searched the devices of more than 30,000 international travelers in 2017 – 10,000 more than the year prior.

By LEON SVERDLOV
30/07/2020

Six US mayors urge Congress to block Trump federal deployment

The tactics, condemned by Democrats as federal overreach, have fueled a new wave of protests following demonstrations sparked by the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25.

By REUTERS
28/07/2020

$30 million in drugs seized in tunnel under US-Mexico border

The nearly three-story-deep tunnel stretches for more than 2,000 feet (610 meters).

By LEON SVERDLOV
02/04/2020
ICE officers carry out a raid

U.S. uses fake university to fight visa fraud, 100s of students arrested

"ICE is setting up fake universities to trap students. Yet we were called radical for opposing it," tweeted Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

28/11/2019
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