Joel Rose appears in the following:
Friday, June 15, 2018
One pediatrician says the staff at a shelter facility told her that federal regulations prevented them from touching or holding a crying child to soothe her. The shelter says there's no such rule.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is imposing new limits on who can get asylum in the U.S. In a closely watched case, he said that most migrants fleeing domestic violence or gang violence won't qualify.
Monday, June 11, 2018
Jeff Sessions has broad powers over the nation's immigration courts and has long said that asylum-seekers are "gaming" the U.S. system.
Thursday, June 07, 2018
In a response to the Trump administration's request to dismiss the suit, Judge Dana Sabraw ruled that the "wrenching separation" of children from parents may violate their right to due process.
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Pablo Villavicencio, an Ecuadorean immigrant, was attempting to make a delivery at Fort Hamilton when he was detained and handed over to immigration authorities.
Friday, June 01, 2018
People gathered in cities across the country on Friday to protest the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant parents and children at the Southern border.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Starbucks closed thousands of stores across the country Tuesday for racial bias training. The sessions were closed to the public, but the company hosted an event for reporters in New York.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is personally intervening in the case of one woman from El Salvador. He is questioning whether she and other crime victims deserve asylum in the U.S.
Monday, May 21, 2018
Trump's administration is moving to limit who can get asylum in the U.S. Attorney General Sessions has intervened in a Carolina woman's case, questioning whether she and others deserve protection.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
On Wednesday, the governor sent a cease-and-desist letter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying its arrest of a dairy farmer in upstate New York last week violated the law.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Muslim immigration to the U.S. is down sharply in the past year. The Supreme Court is weighing the legality of the president's travel ban this week.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Starbucks and other companies have touted themselves as warm spaces away from home or the office. But the arrests of two black men last week reveal that's not always the case.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
This follows the arrest of two African American men in one of Starbucks' Philadelphia stores after an employee called police. The two men hadn't bought anything and were waiting on a friend to arrive.
Thursday, April 05, 2018
Police officers in New York City fatally shot a black man after mistaking a metal pipe for a gun. Witnesses say the man, Saheed Vassell, 34, was not given a chance to surrender, but was shot to death immediately.
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
The Justice Department is laying out quotas for immigration judges as part of their performance evaluations for the first time. It's part of a broader push by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to speed up deportations and reduce a massive backlog of immigration cases.
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
To get a "satisfactory" rating on their performance evaluations, judges will be required to clear at least 700 cases a year. Some judges warn quotas could erode due process for immigrants.
Monday, April 02, 2018
NPR fact-checked the president's claims on Twitter that "caravans" of people are crossing the U.S.-Mexico border to take advantage of DACA and that Mexico could stop the flow.
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is moving to reshape the immigration courts by clearing a massive backlog of cases. Critics say he's considering unprecedented changes in order to speed up deportations.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
If the century-old rail tunnel into New York City fails, the economic pain will be felt up and down the East Coast. That's why a multi-billion-dollar plan to replace it has been called the most important infrastructure project in the country.
Monday, March 12, 2018
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has intervened in two cases that could have big implications for people who come to the U.S. and seek asylum.