Starting when she was 5 years old, Areli said, her father raped her and took money from other men so they could do the same. She said he told her she deserved her lot in life because she was “a girl and not the boy he always wanted.”

When Zalmay Niazy was a 9-year-old boy in Afghanistan, he said, he was playing with some friends one day when a group of Taliban rode into town and demanded that he bring them some bread — or else his family would be harmed.

The president is working to make America’s asylum system more humane, while preventing anyone from reaching it.

As a boy, even when the Salvadoran army was laying waste to his hometown and guerrilla rebels were stalking the nearby woods, José Zelaya held fast to his dream. “One day,” he told his mother, “I’m going to work for Mickey Mouse.”

Americans have a moral and economic imperative to pass the Citizenship for Essential Workers Act, which would provide a pathway to citizenship for the roughly 5 million people living here illegally who risked their lives on the COVID-19 front lines to keep the United States functioning.

U.S. Attorney Merrick Garland makes a significant reversal of a Trump-era immigration ruling

The Justice Department on Wednesday reversed two Trump-era immigration decisions that narrowed who could qualify for asylum, including an opinion that removed some protections for victims of domestic violence and gang violence.

The Biden administration on Tuesday formally ended a Trump-era immigration policy that forced asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration court.

See if you can answer this question: What precisely do Democrats want to do about immigration?

President Biden’s immigration policy changes took shape Friday in a budget request that would eliminate border-wall funding,