Alejandro Mayorkas
A Cuban American Will Lead the Department of Homeland Security

Alejandro Mayorkas has already served in the government as deputy secretary of the department during President Barack Obama's second term.

Women Who Accused Gynecologist of Unnecessary Procedures Should Be Able to Apply for Visas, Democrats Say

The immigrant women allege that a doctor conducted nonconsensual gynecological procedures while they were at Irwin County Detention Center.

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Judge Rules Trump Administration Cannot Deport Migrant Children Without Trial

President Donald Trump used Title 42 to say these children posed a health risk because of COVID-19.

Federal Judge Rules Acting Secretary of DHS Had No Right to Reject DACA Applications

"Chad Wolf was not lawfully serving as Acting Secretary of Homeland Security," judge rules.

UN Applauds Mexico Decision to Stop Holding Migrant Children in Detention

“This announcement provides fresh hope that Mexico is willing to do the work necessary to ensure that the rights of migrants, asylum seekers, and refugees are protected,” a refugee advocate said.

Meet the Women Who Could Fill Top Positions in Biden’s Cabinet

As the president-elect aims to make his administration as diverse as the nation, Biden’s team is already working on a list of candidates.

US Deports Migrant Women Who Alleged Abuse by Georgia Doctor

More migrant women face deportation as they speak out against an OBGYN doctor at an ICE detention center in Georgia.