U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Churches jump into action with threat of immigration sweeps

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Religious leaders across the country used their pulpits Sunday to quell concerns in immigrant communities and spring into action to help those potentially threatened by...Read more

Trump says nationwide immigration arrests to begin Sunday

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The head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement said efforts to deport families with orders to leave the country will continue after an upcoming national sweep that...Read more

Asylum-seeker talks about daughter's death after US custody

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A Guatemalan mother seeking asylum told a House panel Wednesday that she came to the United States seeking safety, but instead watched her infant daughter die slowly and...Read more


Migrant kids in border facility allege sex assault, retaliation by border agents

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NBC News has obtained documented accounts from dozens of migrant children saying they have been sexually assaulted while at a border facility in Yuma, Arizona.Read more

Activists worry about potential abuse of face scans for ICE

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Civil rights activists complained Monday of the potential for widespread abuse following confirmation that at least three states have scanned millions of driver's...Read more

Migrant child drawings depict jail-like scenes of detention

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The American Academy of Pediatrics has released photographs of drawings made by migrant children who were asked to depict their time spent in Border Patrol custody.Read more

Judge blocks Trump policy keeping asylum-seekers locked up

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A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday blocked a Trump administration policy that would keep thousands of asylum-seekers locked up while they pursue their cases, saying...Read more

Government photos show detained migrants pleading for help

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The images were released Tuesday by U.S. government inspectors who visited facilities in South Texas where migrant adults and children who crossed the nearby border with...Read more

Father of 2, deported to El Salvador, allowed return to US

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A 33-year-old father of two American-born children was allowed to return to the U.S. on Monday.Read more


O'Rourke visits Mexico, meets turned away US asylum seekers

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Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke visited Mexico on Sunday and listened to tearful immigrants say they fled Central American violence and turmoil to seek...Read more

Doctors, lawyers portray dire conditions for child migrants

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Immigrant advocates are asking a federal judge to immediately require inspections and let doctors into border detention facilities where they say sleep-deprived, flu-...Read more