Federal Judge Stops New Rules For Asylum SeekersA federal judge blocked a new Trump administration rule Thursday that would have put up new roadblocks for asylum-seekers convicted of a variety of crimes.
SF Appeals Court Deals 2nd Blow To Trump Asylum PolicyThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals blocked a key U.S. policy to deny asylum to anyone who passes through another country without first seeking protection there, dealing it a second blow in less than a week.
9th Circuit Court Halts Trump's 'Remain In Mexico' Policy On Asylum SeekersA federal appeals court ruled Friday that the government can no longer make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through the U.S. immigration courts.
Supreme Court Allows Broad Enforcement Of Trump Administration Asylum LimitsThe Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that prevents most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the United States.
Oakland Federal Judge Reinstates Nationwide Halt On Trump Asylum Policy PlanA federal judge in Oakland has reinstated a nationwide halt on the Trump administration's plan to prevent most migrants from seeking asylum on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Appeal Judges Reject US Government Assertion That Detained Immigrant Kids Don't Need SoapA panel of judges has dismissed an appeal by the U.S. government contending that detained immigrant children may not necessarily require soap for shorter stints in custody under a longstanding settlement agreement.
Refugee Assistance Groups Sue Trump Administration Over New Asylum RestrictionsFour refugee assistance groups sued the administration of President Donald Trump in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday to challenge a new rule that severely restricts asylum applications.
Gov. Gavin Newsom Hears Of Salvadorans' Struggles In Visit To Central AmericaCalifornia has more Salvadorans than any other state, and Newsom is in the country to learn more about why thousands are fleeing for the U.S.
Trump Policy Of Sending Asylum Seekers To Mexico Faces San Francisco JudgeCivil rights groups have asked Judge Richard Seeborg in San Francisco to put the asylum policy on hold while their lawsuit moves forward.
'Stop Hurting My Family'; Mother, Baby Reunited After Month-Long Separation At US BorderA 23-year old Honduran mother was reunited with her baby daughter at San Francisco International Airport on Tuesday evening after a month-long separation, which came as the family tried to cross the U.S. border in search of asylum.
Federal Appeals Court in S.F. Refuses to Allow Immediate Enforcement of Trump Asylum BanIn a 2-1 ruling late Friday, a panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said the ban is likely inconsistent with existing U.S. law.
Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts Refutes Trump Comment About Federal JudgesChief Justice John Roberts pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's description of a judge who ruled against Mr. Trump's new migrant asylum policy as an "Obama judge."
San Francisco Judge Bars US From Enforcing Trump Asylum BanA federal judge has temporarily barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally.
Trump Admin Drops Asylum Protections For Domestic Violence VictimsThe Trump administration Monday overturned asylum protections for domestic violence victims in a decision that could affect thousands of asylum seekers from Central America.
Migrants Picked This Pregnant Mother Of 2 To Go To Front Of The Asylum LineGabriela Hernandez, a pregnant mother of two, was among eight people chosen Monday by her fellow migrants to begin the process of seeking asylum in the United States.