• Guatemalan Asylum Seeker Sues Trump Administration Because It Still Won't Tell Her Where Her Son Is Days After Her Release

    3 monthes ago - By Slate

    There are court cases working their way through the legal system challenging the legality of Trump administration's child separation policy at the border, but a lawsuit filed by a Guatemalan asylum seeker in federal court Tuesday shows how maliciously inept the functioning of the White House's border policy is. Beata Mariana de Jesus Mejia-Mejia is suing the government for taking her 7-year-old son from her days after they arrived in the U.S. seeking asylum on or around May 19 th. Since then she has not seen her son and doesn't know where he is, even though she was released from custody on...
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  • New York to sue Trump administration for family separations

    New York to sue Trump administration for family separations

    3 monthes ago - By WLKY

    New York intends to file a lawsuit against the Trump administration over family separations at the border, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesda
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  • New lawsuit challenges Trump administration over family separation

    3 monthes ago - By Politico

    A Guatemalan woman who was separated from her 7-year-old son after crossing the border from Mexico last month filed a new lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's practice of splitting up immigrant families even when an adult claims asylum. The suit, filed in federal court in Washington, demands the immediate release of the boy, an order prohibiting U.S. authorities from separating the pair, and a money award of damages for pain and suffering over the episode. The legal case is one of a relatively small number of court challenges to the Trump policy, which has unleashed a...
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