U.S. Customs and Border Protection has alleged New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D.) illegally crossed the United States’ border with Mexico.
The Trump administration on Tuesday shifted away from its “zero-tolerance” policy of detaining all immigrants who cross into the country illegally as it worked to reunite families to satisfy a court order.
U.S. District Court judge Dolly Gee on Monday rejected a government petition to alter a federal agreement governing the detention of children who have illegally immigrated, calling the administration’s proposal “procedurally improper and wholly without merit.”
The number of individuals apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) while trying to illegally cross the southwestern border fell by 18 percent in June, new data from the agency show.
Over the past several days, numerous prominent Democrats have sounded off on both sides of one issue: whether or not their party should support the abolition of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency, or ICE.