Border Patrol: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Donald Trump's plan to hire more Border Patrol agents could lead to more corruption and misconduct. If only their recruitment ads were designed to attract the most suitable applicants.

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A Game of Cat and Mouse With High Stakes: Deportation

There’s a new game afoot. Read more >

Trump pushes to sharply cut the number of legal immigrants and move U.S. to a 'merit-based' immigration system

President Trump is pushing forward with his promise of a harder line on legal immigration, endorsing a proposal to slash the number of immigrants admitted to the United States while favoring those with certain education levels and skills. Read more >

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What Happened in Ohio Proves That Trump Is Only Going to Get Worse

This is what it looks like when things are going badly for President Donald Trump. Six months into his first term, his administration has no major legislative accomplishments, his approval ratings are plunging, and federal investigators are buzzing around his inner circle. So, eager for adulation from his fans, Trump held a campaign rally in Youngstown, Ohio, Tuesday night. Read more >

Human smuggling is a deadly problem — and hardline immigration policies will make it worse

Sunday’s discovery that between 30 and 40 people had been smuggled across the border in the back of a tractor-trailer — and the subsequent reports that 10 of those people  Read more >

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Her miscarriage in ICE detention raises questions about care

She wears a yellow uniform, loose, with a sweatshirt underneath. Her long hair, braided in tight cornrows near her temples. Her handshake, timid. Read more >

Haitian advocates start 180-day countdown urging Trump administration to extend TPS

A 10-year-old girl from Miami who could be deported from the U.S. if Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, isn’t extended for Haitians joined a campaign Monday to raise awareness of the issue. Read more >

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Human Trafficking or Human Smuggling? Why the Two Crimes Aren’t Interchangeable

Under the scalding sun, dozens were crowded into the back of an 18-wheeler until a stop at a Texas Walmart on Sunday  Read more >

A Veteran ICE Agent, Disillusioned with the Trump Era, Speaks Out

In March, two months after President Trump took office, I received a text message from a veteran agent at Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ice). Read more >

Massachusetts top court: State can't comply with immigration detainers

Massachusetts police do not have the authority to detain illegal immigrants solely to buy time for federal law enforcement officials to take them into custody, the state's top court ruled on Monday. Read more >

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