Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that his office (AGO) has obtained internal emails and documents from the federal government as part of a court-ordered discovery in Arizona and Montana’s lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and federal officials. The states are challenging DHS’ interim guidance that presumptively halts nearly all deportations outside of three narrow categories.
President Joe Biden has long made it clear he intends for immigration reform to be a top priority of his administration. On his first day in office, he signed a stack of executive actions designed to dismantle the Trump administration’s immigration policy and institute new priorities. He ended construction of the border wall, imposed a
After a weeklong bus ride from Honduras, Isabel Osorio Medina arrived in northern Mexico with the hope President Joe Biden would make it easier for people like him to get into the United States. “It seems the new president wants to help migrants,” Osorio said as he got ready to check in to a cheap
President Joe Biden’s order that the Justice Department stop contracting with private prisons could eventually affect thousands of inmates – but not the roughly 3,000 immigrants being held in private facilities in Arizona. Biden said Tuesday that his executive order is part of an effort to promote racial equity and is needed to “stop corporations
In 2018 alone, more than 23,000 human trafficking victims were identified in the United States. Of these victims, 65% were women. More than 1 in 5 were children. It’s a “level of evil that you would never believe is even possible in a modern age,” President Trump said in January. “The level of evil is
The Supreme Court this summer upheld a key pillar of President Trump’s immigration agenda. In a 7-2 decision in June, the justices ruled that the administration can proceed with its “expedited removal” policy, which allows the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Border Patrol to quickly deport fraudulent asylum seekers without prolonged court hearings. The Supreme Court made the right call. The administration’s