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Revelers on Saturday celebrate Joe Biden becoming the 46th president of the United States at Black Lives Matter Plaza in D.C.

Immigration changes to take time under Biden, experts say

A section of the border wall stretches through the Rio Grande Valley in Texas as seen in August 2019.

Special report: How one man’s death reveals some of the flaws in the Trump immigration policy

A woman protests the government's "zero tolerance" policy at the Families Belong Together protest outside the White House in June 2018.

Emails show internal agency confusion on family separations

Rep. Joe Neguse, D-Colo., had asked the chief executive of GEO Group during a July hearing whether immigrant detainees in a Colorado center were coerced to perform work.

Immigrants punished for not cleaning detention center, court papers suggest

Chad Wolf, acting  Homeland Security secretary, on Capitol Hill in August.

5 hysterectomies referred by ICE center, DHS tells Congress

“We’re making good on the president’s promise to protect Americans from those who seek to exploit the system for their gain,” Kenneth Cuccinelli says of the new rules for the H-1B visa program.

Trump administration unveils new H-1B visa restrictions

Protesters against U.S. refugee policies are arrested on the Capitol steps last October.

Trump administration slashes refugee cap to new historic low

Chad Wolf as served as acting Homeland Security secretary since last November.

Wolf nomination for Homeland Security secretary advances

For-profit immigrant detention centers were the focus of the investigation by Democrats on the House Oversight and Reform Committee.

House report: Medical neglect, falsified records harmed detained immigrants

A Senate panel will vote Sept. 30 on the nomination of Chad Wolf, seen here at a hearing in February, to become Homeland Security secretary.

Senate GOP eases Wolf’s path to becoming Homeland Security secretary

Chad Wolf is likely to face questions about the legitimacy of his current appointment.

Wolf to face heated Senate hearing for Homeland Security job

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and immigration attorneys said the deportation flight could be as early as Wednesday.

Omar, immigration lawyers raise alarm over Somali deportations

The National TPS Alliance unfurled banners at a December protest in the Hart Senate Office Building, urging Congress to save Temporary Protected Status for all beneficiaries.

US court allows Trump to phase out Temporary Protected Status

Ken Cuccinelli is second in command  at the Department of Homeland Security.

Whistleblower: DHS officials obstructed intelligence reports

Activists remind Joe Biden last year in Philadelphia of immigration policies he supported during the Obama era.

Biden’s immigration plan: Cancel Trump orders, seek bill in Congress

Chad Wolf, acting secretary of Homeland Security, was invalidly appointed to the job because the department failed to follow its own rules of succession, the GAO found.

GAO says Wolf, Cuccinelli appointments at DHS invalid

The CEO of CoreCivic — which operates the Stewart Detention Center in Georgia — and heads of of other private companies running immigration detention centers told Congress that many of their employees have tested positive for COVID-19

About 900 private ICE detention staff positive for COVID-19

Two students leave the campus of Harvard University on July 8, 2020.

Trump administration rescinds rule for international students with only online courses

Julian Castro speaks at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding at the Surf Ballroom on Aug. 9, 2019.

Julian Castro plans to get out the immigrant vote in 2020

Harvard University, shown here, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology have sued the Trump administration over its decision to strip international college students of their visas if all of their courses are held online.

Foreign students’ dilemma: Risk COVID-19 exposure or deportation?

A section of the border wall along the Rio Grande Valley sector of the Texas border last August.

Border wall funding fight expected to head to Supreme Court

Google offices in New York, which have been closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tech industry, lawmakers criticize Trump’s immigration order

The White House executive order will temporary suspend H-1B and other visas.

White House extends immigration restrictions to include H-1B, other visas

DACA supporters rally outside the Supreme Court on Thursday

Trump suggests another attempt at rolling back DACA

Dreamers and DACA supporters rally outside the Supreme Court on Thursday after the court rejected the Trump administration's push to end the DACA program.

Dreamers, Congress see hard work ahead despite court ruling

The Justice Department oversees the Executive Office of Immigration Review.

Immigration agency resumes processing U.S.-based green cards

The border fence in El Paso, Texas, looking into Mexico.

Supreme Court rejects Trump’s challenge to ‘sanctuary’ law

Immigration officials say the hold on processing green cards stems from a pandemic-related shortage of manpower.

Administration puts ‘hold’ on green card requests from US

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection vehicle sits while agents process migrants along the Texas-Mexico border last August.

GAO: DHS agency misspent emergency funds on dirt bikes, dog food

A Customs and Border Protection vehicle patrols the border wall in Rio Grande Valley sector of the Texas border last August.

Trump administration sued over border restrictions

The Justice Department oversees the Executive Office of Immigration Review.

DOJ ‘reassigned’ career members of Board of Immigration Appeals

A woman holds an anti-Zero Tolerance policy sign at a protest outside the White House in 2018.

Homeland Security grossly understated family separations, watchdog says

The Department of Homeland Security will send officers to help local and state law enforcement control crowds protesting the  death of George Floyd.

Immigration agencies to assist law enforcement amid unrest

The Justice Department memo came from the director of the Executive Office of Immigration Review, a Justice Department agency.

DOJ memo offered to buy out immigration board members

A Customs and Border Protection agent processes migrants who crossed the border in the Rio Grande Valley Sector of Texas last August.

DHS indefinitely extends, expands border asylum ban

A woman holds a sign during a Families Belong Together protest outside the White House in June.

ICE: Migrant parents chose detention over children’s release

Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., cleans his phone  before the start of a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday. The latest coronavirus relief bill unveiled by House Democrats contains a provision he has pushed to ease immigration visas for nurses and doctors.

House aid package contains key immigration measures

A healthcare worker conducts a COVID-19 test Tuesday at a drive-thru testing facility at George Washington University.

Exemption sought for foreign physicians in next immigration ban

Immigration reduction has been a key policy priority for the Trump administration.

DOJ hiring changes may help Trump’s plan to curb immigration

Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., unveiled the bill with Republican colleagues.

Green card bill would bring more foreign doctors, nurses to US

President Donald Trump’s immigration order will mainly affect people seeking residency from abroad.

Trump issues narrow order suspending immigration amid pandemic

Immigration restriction has been a pillar of President Donald Trump's policy platform.

Trump announces temporary suspension of green cards

Travel restrictions remain in place along the U.S.-Mexico border because of coronavirus concerns.

US border restrictions extended for another month

Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which currently has 32,000 people in custody, has confirmed that coronavirus tests have been given to more than 300 detainees. And more than one-third have tested positive.

ICE’s COVID-19 test figures hint at health crisis in detention

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has closed all offices during the coronavirus pandemic.

H-1B workers lose jobs, legal status amid pandemic

Officers at the port of entry between the U.S. and Mexico on Aug. 23, 2019.

CBP returns thousands of migrants since COVID-19 order

Immigration and Customs  Enforcement is the DHS agency that arrests and deports undocumented immigrants inside the United States.

ICE considers releasing 600 detainees vulnerable to coronavirus

U.S. Customs and Border Protection vehicle sits in the Rio Grande Valley sector of the border in Texas in 2019. A sixth person in immigration detention has tested positive for COVID-19.

Sixth ICE detainee tests positive for COVID-19 as hunger strikes begin

Naturalized citizens could be critical in this fall’s election

Petitioners at a naturalization ceremony for 225 peeople seeking U.S. citizenship at the National Archives. Under the Trump administration, application wait times have doubled and about 700,000 remained pending at the end of 2019.

Citizenship is a tough mountain to climb, especially under Trump