Six weeks ago, DHS promised a quick investigation into images of Border Patrol agents on horses menacing Haitian migrants at the border. Critics say the discipline system needs an overhaul.
Many green card holders are still stuck outside of the country, worried about returning to their lives in the U.S. because of broad disruptions to the immigration system during the pandemic.
The decision rolls back a Trump administration practice of seizing people who were in courthouses for reasons unrelated to their immigration status.
Some of the $112 million Congress approved last year for humanitarian assistance for migrants was spent instead on dirt bikes and dog food.
Landowners, bankers, city officials and a congressman are all trying to keep the wall from coming and destroying the 265-year-old city's historic downtown.
Because of worries about flooding, the border wall is often built as much as a mile north of the Rio Grande, leaving thousands of isolated acres between the water and the wall.
The head of CBP says the Seattle field office was "corrected" after it questioned hundreds of Iranian-American citizens at a border crossing. But advocates fear this wasn't an isolated mistake.
It has become nearly impossible for migrants at the southern border to win asylum. Even if they do get protection from a judge, in some cases they're still not allowed to stay in the country.
The Customs and Border Protection agency says it is doing its best to reduce impact to the environment and tribal citizens. Conservationists and Native Tribes in the area are not appeased.