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A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order blocking the Trump administration from denying asylum claims to immigrants who cross the border illegally
A federal judge on Monday issued a temporary restraining order blocking the Trump administration from denying asylum to immigrants who cross the US-Mexico border illegally.

This year saw the most people in immigration detention since 2001
Immigration authorities have detained a record number of undocumented immigrants this past year, according to data obtained from Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Trump expected to up troop authority at border
President Donald Trump is expected to grant new authorities to the thousands of US troops he has ordered to the US-Mexico border. CNN's Barbara Starr has the details.

Dems are in. Sessions is out. Here's what that means for immigration
Two major developments this week stand to change the conversation when it comes to US immigration policy.

McConnell expresses little appetite for tackling immigration
Despite President Donald Trump's alarm that a caravan of migrants heading to the US border from Central America was causing a "crisis" in the run-up to the midterm elections, Republican leadership in the Senate expressed little desire Wednesday to tackle the immigration issue.

Opinion: Trump says he is keeping us safe. But at what cost?
What's the one thing costlier than the President's divisive rhetoric about public safety? The President's actual approach to public safety.

RNC chair on controversial Trump video: 'Good people are trying to come into the country, too'
Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel declined on Sunday to address an incendiary immigration video shared last week by President Donald Trump, instead saying that, "we know good people are trying to come into the country, too."

Ivanka Trump used personal account for emails about government business
Ivanka Trump last year often used a personal email account to discuss or relay official White House business, according to emails released Monday by nonpartisan watchdog group.

Toobin rips Ivanka's 'incredible arrogance'
CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin reacts to the Washington Post's report that Ivanka Trump used her personal email for government business, saying she acted with "incredible arrogance" after Hillary Clinton was widely criticized for doing the same thing during the 2016 campaign.

Analysis: Trump says he loves the military, but he keeps insulting its members
For a president who professes to revere the US military more than any of his predecessors, Donald Trump gets entangled in a lot of scrapes that raise doubts about the sincerity of his admiration.