Federal Court Strikes Down Trump’s Second Asylum Ban in Momentous Victory

Yesterday, a federal judge in the District of Columbia struck down the Trump administration’s second asylum ban ends a sweeping policy that had shut down asylum for most people entering the United States at the southern border. The court’s decisive action could not have come soon enough, as the rule … [Read More...] about Federal Court Strikes Down Trump’s Second Asylum Ban in Momentous Victory



  • The Administration is Weaponizing COVID-19 to End Immigration
    by PERM News on July 13, 2020

    In early January 2020, the first identified cases of COVID-19 caused by the novel coronavirus were reported in Wuhan, China. On January 30, 2020, the first reported case of person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 was confirmed in the U.S. Instead of treating COVID-19 as a humanitarian and […]

  • Business Leaders Urge Trump to Leave DACA Alone After Court Ruling
    by PERM News on July 12, 2020

    A group of prominent business leaders urged President Trump on Saturday to leave in place a program affecting roughly 800,000 young immigrants who are shielded from deportation, saying it would disrupt the economy and impact the battle against the coronavirus. The letter, from members of the […]

  • How Ice Helped Spread the Coronavirus
    by PERM News on July 11, 2020

    An investigation reveals how Immigration and Customs Enforcement became a domestic and global spreader of COVID-19. This video was produced in collaboration with The New York Times. Admild, an undocumented immigrant from Haiti, was feeling sick as he approached the deportation plane that was going […]

  • Adrian Gomez, Who Cared for Migrant Youth, Is Dead at 52
    by PERM News on July 11, 2020

    This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. The Trump administration’s practice of separating parents from children in families crossing the border illegally from Mexico has received plenty of attention in recent years. So […]

  • Immigration Provisions in the Biden Unity Plan
    by PERM News on July 10, 2020

    On July 8, the campaign of former Vice President Joe Biden released its long-awaited “Unity Plan,” a joint platform created by supporters of Biden, as well as those of the socialist firebrand Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). The 110-page document touches on almost every policy issue at […]

  • Congress Calls to Decrease ICE Detention as COVID-19 Continues to Spread
    by PERM News on July 9, 2020

    The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security introduced their proposed budget for the Fiscal Year 2021 (beginning October 1, 2020) this week. The budget would have significant implications for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facilities—current […]

  • A Woman Without a Country: Adopted at Birth and Deportable at 30
    by PERM News on July 9, 2020

    When Rebecca Trimble was a little girl, she wore red, white and blue to Independence Day parades. In middle school, she was a flag-bearer for the Girl Scouts. During her teenage years, the Backstreet Boys blared from a boom box in her bedroom. It was on the eve of getting married in 2012 that she

  • ICE Says International Students Must Take Classes in Person or Leave the Country
    by PERM News on July 8, 2020

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge across the United States, many universities have chosen to temporarily move to online-only classes to protect public health. However, new guidance from the Trump administration will not allow international students to stay in the United States if their […]