Last-Minute Reprieve Spares Pregnant Mother Of Three From DeportationA last-minute reprieve came Thursday for a pregnant woman who was supposed to be deported to her native Mexico.
Pregnant Mom And Family Take Asylum In Chicago Lawn Church To Avoid Deportation To MexicoFacing a deportation order, Adilene Marquina and her family are taking asylum in a Chicago Lawn church for the foreseeable future, because she fears threats from Mexican drug cartels.
Federal Appeals Court To Hear Arguments In Ex-Lithuanian Judge's CaseNeringa Venckiene's lawyers will ask the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to delay her extradition on Tuesday until her U.S. asylum application is processed. Government attorneys will argue there are no legal grounds to delay it.
Judge Blocks Trump Administration From Denying Asylum Claims To Immigrants Who Cross Border IllegallyIn an order laced with language accusing President Donald Trump of attempting to rewrite immigration laws, a federal judge based in San Francisco temporarily blocked the government late Monday night from denying asylum to those crossing over the southern border between ports of entry.
Chicago Judge Orders Second Immigrant Mother, Child To Be ReunitedSirley Paixao, a Brazilian immigrant seeking asylum in the United States, was forcibly separated from her 10-year-old son, Diego.
Attorney General Sessions Primed To Overhaul Asylum LawAttorney General Jeff Sessions will announce a major decision that could impact thousands of asylum seekers from Central America on Monday -- his latest move to use his unique authority to single-handedly reshape immigration law.
Undeterred By Trump, Asylum-Seekers Line Up At The BorderA top Homeland Security Department official told lawmakers last month that new asylum filings tripled between 2014 and 2017 to nearly 142,000, the highest level in more than 20 years.
Feds Start Processing Central American Asylum-Seekers In 'Caravan'U.S. border inspectors have allowed some Central American asylum-seekers to enter the country for processing, ending a brief impasse over lack of space.
2 Young Women From Honduras Ask For Asylum In The United StatesTwo young women from Honduras appeared before an immigration judge in Chicago on Wednesday, asking for asylum in the United States because they say they were sexually abused by family members in their homeland.
Immigrant Still In Custody Despite Judge's Ruling In Favor Of AsylumIt's been almost a week since an immigration judge in Chicago ruled that an 18-year-old from Singapore should be granted asylum here, but the teenager has yet to be released from federal custody.
Suburban Lawyer Guilty Of Helping Clients Cheat Way Into AsylumThe jury found Robert Dekelaita, 53, guilty of conspiracy to commit asylum fraud, procuring perjury during asylum interviews and two counts of knowingly offering false statements in asylum applications, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He faces up to 35 years in prison.