Supreme Court wrestles with case on detention of immigrants

2018-10-11 08:55

The US Supreme Court is wrestling with a case about the government's ability to detain immigrants after they've served sentences for committing crimes in the United States.

Local shops hike prices as immigrants forced out, say Gauteng residents

2018-09-13 14:45

Anti-immigrant sentiments persist in Ratanda, south of Heidelberg, even though local shops have set higher prices.

Lawyer: Arrested migrant may have been mistaken for brother

2018-08-21 05:23

The lawyer for a Mexican detained by immigration agents in California while driving his wife to a hospital to give birth says the man may have been mistaken by agents for his brother.

Tearful reunions for 9 separated kids back in Guatemala

2018-08-08 22:12

Nine child migrants who were taken from their parents at the US border have arrived home in Guatemala for tearful reunions.

ACLU: Many children unlikely to be reunited by deadline

2018-07-09 09:43

The American Civil Liberties Union says it appears the Trump administration will miss the deadline to reunite young children with their parents in more than half of the cases.

Migrants anxious to start anew in Europe after Libya 'hell'

2018-07-04 20:12

After surviving Libyan "hell", migrants on Spanish rescue ship anxious to start anew in Europe.

Trump says he'll be 'signing something' on detained children

2018-06-20 18:23

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct DHS to keep families apprehended at the border together during detention.

'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children at US immigration facility stokes rage over separation

2018-06-19 09:15

An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by US officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.

UN office calls on US to stop separating families at border

2018-06-06 05:19

The UN human rights office is calling on the Trump administration to 'immediately halt' its policy of separating children from their parents after they cross the US border with Mexico.

African immigrants in the US are better educated than the average American – and they tend to have pretty good jobs

2018-04-24 16:00

A new study says sub-Saharan African immigrants to the US tend to be better educated than those who live in Europe. They also tend to have management jobs.


Federal agency says it lost track of 1 488 migrant children

2018-09-21 06:36

Federal agency can't account for 1 488 migrant children placed in homes around the country.

Trump administration moves to detain migrant families longer

2018-09-07 05:29

The Trump administration says it is withdrawing from a court settlement that governs how long and under what conditions immigrant children can be kept locked up.

Migrant spouse of pregnant woman detained on way to hospital

2018-08-19 08:14

A California woman says she had to drive herself to the hospital and give birth without her husband after he was detained by immigration agents.

WATCH: Swede's stunt to save Afghan from deportation goes viral

2018-07-25 22:38

A video taken by a Swedish student who filmed herself stopping the deportation of an Afghan asylum seeker onboard a plane has gone viral.

Anne Frank's family tried to escape to US, hit roadblocks

2018-07-06 15:47

Research suggests the family of Anne Frank, the Jewish diarist who died in the Holocaust, attempted to immigrate to the United States and later to Cuba, but their efforts were thwarted by America's restrictive immigration policy and World War II.

Protests planned nationwide over Trump immigration policy

2018-06-30 10:20

Liberal activists, parents and first-time protesters motivated by accounts of children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border plan to rally in hundreds of cities nationwide

To prosecute migrants, 'you have to take the children away' - Trump

2018-06-19 20:24

President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the "zero tolerance" policy leading to thousands of migrant families being split on the US border as the only effective way to fight illegal immigration.

Libyan coast guard intercepts 150 migrants in Mediterranean

2018-06-11 08:17

Libya's coast guard has intercepted more than 150 migrants, including women and children, in the Mediterranean Sea.

Trump draws rebuke for 'animal' remark at immigration talk

2018-05-18 05:22

US President Donald Trump is drawing criticism for referring to immigrants as "animals" after a sheriff at a White House roundtable discussion on so-called sanctuary cities policy in California made a comment about stopping gangs at the border.

Trump says deal for young immigrants is 'NO MORE'

2018-04-02 07:57

Trump declares that a deal to help "Dreamer" immigrants is "NO MORE" and threatens to pull out of a free trade agreement with Mexico.

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