The War on Immigrants

As the Trump administration has ratcheted up its vicious crackdown on immigrants, The Intercept has been reporting from the front lines and the borderlines — exposing the lies and the inhumanity of U.S. immigration enforcement agencies.

ICE Officials in Texas Are Keeping Migrants in Jail With Potentially Illegal Blanket Parole Denials

San Antonio attorneys say ICE is denying parole to detainees under the “transit bar,” a new Trump policy blocking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border.

The Border Patrol Invited the Press to Watch It Blow Up a National Monument

The Border Patrol detonated explosives on sacred Native American lands while tribal leaders were testifying against the desecration in Washington, D.C.

Family Separations at the Border Constitute Torture, New Report Claims

Physicians for Human Rights examined the lasting psychological effects on Central American families who were torn apart by U.S. immigration officials.

Trump Is Blowing Up a National Monument in Arizona to Make Way for the Border Wall

“A historically significant area is going to be changed irreparably. You’re never going to be able to put it back together.”

Federal Judge Reverses Conviction of Border Volunteers, Challenging Government’s “Gruesome Logic”

The judge agreed with the No More Deaths volunteers’ religious liberty defense and condemned the U.S. government’s “deterrence by death” border strategy.