US immigration

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Parents of 112 children separated at US-Mexico border contacted, court hears
Figures were provided as part of lawsuit brought by ACLU which in 2018 ended family separations under Trump policy

Amanda Holpuch in New York

27, Feb, 2021 @12:00 PM

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'We're trying to re-create the lives we had': the Somali migrants who became Maine farmers
A community of Somali Bantu farmers struggled for land security until the farm justice activists of the Agrarian Trust lent a hand

Audrea Lim

25, Feb, 2021 @11:00 AM

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California lawmakers push to stop deportations and end jail transfers to Ice
State’s controversial practice of coordinating with immigration authorities has come under widespread scrutiny in recent months

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

24, Feb, 2021 @10:07 PM

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Biden is locking up migrant children. Will the world still care with Trump gone? | Moustafa Bayoumi
Flowers, butterflies and a rosy banner saying ‘Bienvenidos’ decorate the child detention site. Is that meant to fool us into thinking this is humane?

Moustafa Bayoumi

24, Feb, 2021 @11:12 AM

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Eight-year-old boy dies as migrants risk Arctic conditions to cross river into US
Child drowned while crossing the freezing Rio Grande with his family amid unprecedented weather conditions at US-Mexico border

Nina Lakhani

19, Feb, 2021 @5:52 PM

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Democrats unveil proposal to give undocumented migrants pathway to citizenship
Proposed legislation would allow eligible immigrants to apply for temporary legal status and right to work

Lauren Gambino in Washington

18, Feb, 2021 @3:17 PM

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Harry and Meghan to break silence in Oprah Winfrey interview
Couple, who are expecting second child, to give first interview since quitting as senior royals

Caroline Davies and agency

15, Feb, 2021 @7:44 PM

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Border agency reports spike of nearly 6,000 immigrant children crossing into US alone
The surge is low compared to past years, but Covid-19 has reduced housing capacity, necessitating use of a controversial influx facility

Alexandra Villarreal in Austin

15, Feb, 2021 @6:57 PM

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Authorities investigate reports of 80 migrants trapped in truck in Texas
911 calls from around San Antonio received on Monday on which people could be heard calling for help in Spanish

Staff and agencies

11, Feb, 2021 @6:33 PM

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Three Cubans detained in Florida after surviving on coconuts on empty island
Three people in Ice custody after coast guard rescue following 33 days on uninhabited island of Anguilla Cay

Guardian staff and agency

11, Feb, 2021 @4:01 PM

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Migrants view the US with hope and caution after Biden scraps 'Muslim ban'
The policy rejected visas for an estimated 42,000 people, and did nothing for Americans’ safety

Michael Safi in Beirut and Bethan McKernan in Istanbul

11, Feb, 2021 @9:15 AM

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Biden takes action on anti-immigrant policies but Trump’s influence hovers
The new president has rolled back and reviewed Trump’s policies, but activists say Biden must do more as Ice attempts to violate guidelines

Amanda Holpuch in New York

10, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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