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Advocacy Groups File Lawsuit Seeking Release of Records on Government’s New Credible Fear Screening Procedures

few weeks ago, reports emerged that DHS had begun utilizing CBP officers to conduct credible fear interviews, but the unprecedented shift in functions remains shrouded in secrecy. The American Immigration Council and Tahirih Justice Center recently filed a FOIA lawsuit to uncover more information about this move and how it’s altering the asylum process.

Mother Jones: “In Any Other Judicial System, the Government Cannot Just Take Away Your Kid”

Mother Jones reports on ICE’s use of family separation outside of the context of the “zero-tolerance” border policy, sharing the story of a woman who was detained with her 2-year-old daughter after they fled Honduras. The mother passed her credible fear interview, and then her daughter was separated from her because the mother was found to be a safety risk to her child, presumably based on information she provided during her interview

No Summer Immigration Surge, Officials Say

The Associated Press reports that top ICE officials expect there to be far fewer migrant children and families crossing the border on their own this summer than there were during last year’s influx.

I think I’m going to be killed if I go back to my home country. What can I do?

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