Martin Vargas Arellano contracted COVID-19 while in the Adelanto Immigration and Customs Enforcement processing center. Vargas Arellano had been in immigration detention since 2019. Though a judge had ordered Vargas Arellano’s release at the beginning of the pandemic, citing his pre-existing health conditions, U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement refused to release him after his housing …
Documented Dreamers are immigrants who are younger than other groups and enter the United States legally through one or both of their parents, who come here on work visas known as H1B visas. But what happens when they turn 21?
The Investigative Reporting Workshop continues tracking immigration policy changes, executive orders and court decisions made by and during the Biden administration in an interactive timeline. President Joe Biden, who entered the White House with a promise to tackle major, unsolved immigration challenges, has faced several additional hurdles during his first year in office. These challenges …
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, mandated by federal law to publicize and investigate the death of every detainee in its care, has been using a loophole to avoid full accountability. A recent investigation discovered that ICE underreported fatalities by releasing sick inmates to hospitals, where some died shortly afterward.
Familias, activistas y la ACLU cuestionan la responsabilidad del ICE en las muertes de detenido.
Immigration advocates say transfers between detention centers increase risk of COVID-19 spreading.
In a recent Q&A, immigration advocate Marleine Bastien calls on Congress to act after Supreme Court limits green cards for TPS holders.
The Investigative Reporting Workshop tracked immigration policy changes, executive orders and court decisions during the Trump administration and will do the same under President Biden.
Biden administration timeline Follow policy changes and executive actions
President Donald Trump had a specific immigration agenda when he entered the White House in 2017: Stem the flow of immigrants — both legal and undocumented.