The preventable death of an asylum seeker in a solitary cell

Roylan Hernandez Diaz’s long journey ended inside a white-walled cell in the solitary confinement wing of a Louisiana prison. Nearby were the last of his belongings: a tube of toothp...

Trump seeks high court approval to speed deportations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man slipped into the U.S from Tijuana, Mexico, and made it just 25 yards from the border before he was arrested. A seven-month journey from Sri Lanka was over f...

The Latest: Court ruling disrupts migrant family's hearing

The Latest on a court ruling putting the Trump administration's “Remain in Mexico" policy on hold (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A federal court ruling that blocked a...

ACLU: Disabled asylum seeker wins humanitarian parole

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A disabled Honduran man who is seeking asylum has been released from detention by immigration authorities in Louisiana, a civil rights group said Thursday. The Ame...

AP visits immigration courts across US, finds nonstop chaos

LUMPKIN, Ga. (AP) — In a locked, guarded courtroom in a compound surrounded by razor wire, Immigration Judge Jerome Rothschild waits -- and stalls. A Spanish interpreter is running l...

Officials call for asylum-seeker release, reunion with niece

PHOENIX (AP) — Maria is the only living relative to the 6-year-old girl she's raised as her own. After a gang killed all of their relatives, she brought the girl to the U.S. to ask for asylum. But the...

Mexicans fleeing violence form new encampment on border

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — An exodus of migrants fleeing drug cartel violence and corruption in Mexico has mired hundreds of immigrants in ramshackle tent camps across the border from El Paso and br...

Asylum seekers protest at ICE jail in Louisiana

WINNFIELD, La. (AP) — Asylum seekers detained at an immigration jail in northern Louisiana are refusing to move into their cells in what their families say is a protest of their prolonged detention. ...

Central American offered asylum in Guatemala opts for home

COLON, Honduras (AP) — The first Central American asylum seeker sent to Guatemala under that country’s “safe third country” agreement with the U.S. has opted to instead return to his home in Honduras....

US joins in global movement to make asylum harder to obtain

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Nkeze wasn’t home when Cameroonian militants came knocking, probably to deliver their signature ultimatum to join their separatist movement or have his writing arm cut off. ...

1st Honduran returned to Guatemala under US asylum accord

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s Foreign Ministry says a Honduran asylum seeker has been returned by the United States to pursue asylum in Guatemala for the first time under an agreement signed in Ju...

Canada case poses question: Is US immigration system safe?

CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. (AP) — In the looming darkness, the Nigerian family of four, including two children carrying stuffed animals and a violin case, climbed out of a taxi at the end of a dead-end road in u...

2nd victim dies after Austrian refugee shelter knife attack

BERLIN (AP) — Austrian police say a 32-year-old social worker has died days after suffering serious stab wounds during an attack at a refugee shelter. Upper Austria police said Frida...

The Latest: Migrant in Austria kills 1, injures 1

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Latest on Europe migrant issues (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Austrian police say a 33-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker who killed a farmer a...

Greek authorities evacuate island migrant camp after fire

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities are evacuating an overcrowded camp for asylum-seekers on the eastern Aegean island of Samos, where a large fire broke out following clashes between residents. ...