9th Circuit Panel in S.F. Rules That Rejected Asylum Seekers Can Appeal in U.S. CourtsA three-judge panel at a federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled Thursday that asylum seekers who are turned away after an initial interview with U.S. immigration officials are entitled to challenge those actions in the U.S. court system.
Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration Partial Ban On Asylum SeekersA federal judge in San Francisco Wednesday issued a preliminary injunction blocking President Donald Trump’s partial ban on asylum seekers who enter at the United States’ southern border.
San Francisco Judge Won't Allow Trump Administration To Enforce Asylum BanA U.S. District Court judge from San Francisco on Friday refused to immediately allow the Trump administration to enforce a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border.
From California to Texas, Migrants at Border Worry Caravans May Shut Them OutSeeking asylum at a port of entry is legal under U.S. law but Pres. Trump has proposed banning people crossing illegally from claiming asylum. People at the San Ysidro crossing near San Diego are fearful they may become collateral damage in the president's effort to stop the caravan migrants.
Trump: U.S. Will Only Allow Asylum-Seekers At Points Of EntryPresident Trump announced Thursday his administration is finalizing a plan to only allow asylum seekers to apply at designated points of entry. Currently, those who don't go to an official checkpoint are still afforded a chance to wait for trial and make their case.
Lawsuit Accuses U.S. Of Turning Away Asylum Seekers At BorderCustoms & Border Protection is sued for allegedly blocking hundreds of asylum seekers at border crossings in California, Arizona and Texas.
Big Increase In Asylum Seekers At U.S.-Mexico Border, Report ShowsHundreds of thousands of people have sought asylum along the U.S.-Mexico border in the last two years, a dramatic increase that shows how migrants have changed from mostly Mexican men trying to evade capture to more Central American families who often turn themselves in, a report for the federal government shows.