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People march for immigrant rights in Los Angeles in September 2017.

The U.S. Senate parliamentarian has turned down a plan to include a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented people in the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package, a blow for Democrats and immigration advocacy groups when the decision was disclosed late Sunday. Read more»

Customs and Border Protection officers process migrants, some of whom are seeking asylum, in this 2018 photo from the San Ysidro, California, Port of Entry. The Trump administration this month moved to tighten standards on asylum seekers and stremline the process.

The Trump administration has unveiled its furthest-reaching plan yet to change asylum law in the U.S., redefining the meaning of “persecution” and raising the bar for refugees seeking protection under the Convention Against Torture, among other changes. Read more»

When Gov. Doug Ducey was asked during an April 2 town hall event what message he had for the state’s undocumented community, who are left without access to state and federal economic relief programs to assist people during the COVID-19 crisis, the Republican leader provided no comfort or reassurance. Read more»