Republicans contend Mayorkas' "willful and systemic refusal to comply with the law" on immigration amounts to "high crimes and misdemeanors" for failing to manage the U.S.-Mexico border.
Venezuelan migrants in the U.S. as of July 31 can sign up for Temporary Protected Status. Homeland Security officials estimate that roughly 472,000 more people will now be eligible for work permits.
A House GOP-passed resolution directs the Homeland Security and Judiciary panels to examine evidence of wrongdoing related to the president's immigration policies. The White House called it a stunt.
The bill creates offices at DOJ, DHS, and the FBI to track domestic terror threats. GOP lawmakers argue it could allow federal officials to ensnare parents, a charge DOJ rejects.
The Biden administration will grant temporary protection from deportation to tens of thousands of Ukrainians who are already living in the U.S., the Department of Homeland Security announced.
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.
"I thought the Haitians were quite scared, and I think there was probably some panic, which resulted in them trying to run around the horses," photographer Paul Ratje says.
Some of the $112 million Congress approved last year for humanitarian assistance for migrants was spent instead on dirt bikes and dog food.
A federal judge announced on Tuesday that ICE has reached an agreement with schools that sued it over the rule change. The directive will now be rescinded nationwide.
More than 2,700 immigrants have tested positive for COVID-19 in Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention nationwide, pushing immigrants to the brink and lawyers to fight for their release.