Trump administration policies used to deter Central Americans are largely inapplicable to Mexicans, who are again the largest group of unauthorized border crossers.
President approves funds he suspended this spring amid migration surge.
Records show that the family had been previously denied U.S. travel authorization.
The incident at Aventura Hospital in South Florida raises questions about the line between immigration enforcement and emergency medical care.
Successive injunctions hit the government Friday, decisions that are likely to face appeals.
Arrests at the southern U.S. border continued to decline in September, according to the latest U.S. Customs and Border Protection data.
Kevin McAleenan was supposed to give a keynote address at an immigration conference on Monday, but his public speech was interrupted.
Exceptions will be made for children of U.S. citizens and others.
His petition underscores ICE’s growing use of unreliable dental exams to determine the age of migrants, lawyers say.
Frustrated with migration surge, Trump suggested several border security ideas, including a reptile-filled moat and shooting migrants. Staffers separated the ideas into two categories — those to be dismissed, and those to be implemented.
An array of state attorneys general, public health organizations and immigrant groups says the policy is discriminatory and illegal.
In an era of polarized immigration politics, Kevin McAleenan navigates the lonely center as he runs the Department of Homeland Security in an acting role, with no nomination in sight.
Trump administration officials had hoped new rules would take effect soon to solidify the decline in border crossings.
Acting ICE director says criminal arrests are down this fiscal year in part because jurisdictions won’t cooperate with immigration enforcement, but he did not provide details.
In a complaint filed with the Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday, groups say the U.S. government is incapable of providing adequate medical and mental health care.
Approximately 7,700 out of 72,000 applicants from Iran, Somalia, Yemen, Libya and Syria have been granted waivers, according to the Trump administration.
U.S. Border Patrol agents attribute summer slowdown to Mexican efforts but say it’s unclear how long it could last.
In rural Worthington, Minn., a surge of unaccompanied minors has crowded schools and left residents divided over funding an expansion.
The pact will send migrants to a country known to be dangerous.
Under pressure to build faster, officials discussed a plan last week to divert billions in military construction funds again next year.