A complaint requests that potential witnesses to Border Patrol abuses be allowed to remain in the U.S. while their asylum claims are investigated.
“It is baffling and disappointing that President Biden himself has not clearly and forcefully spoken out," said former Cabinet member Julián Castro.
So far, the U.S. has admitted fewer than 8,000 refugees in the 2021 fiscal year.
The ruling is a setback for immigration reform advocates working on behalf of the country's nearly 11 million undocumented immigrants.
U.S. President Joe Biden's administration is nearing a final plan to expel many of the thousands of Haitian migrants who have crossed into a Texas border city.
In its latest analysis of the “tax gap,” the Treasury Department calls for tougher enforcement, which would generate revenue for Democratic priorities.
Some immigrant teens say they've waited weeks or months in massive facilities and don't know when they'll be released to relatives in the United States.
The right-leaning Supreme Court has ordered President Joe Biden to reinstate a Trump-era immigration policy informally known as Remain in Mexico.
The president is under intense pressure to evacuate Americans, Afghans and other vulnerable people from the country before Aug. 31.
A federal judge in Nevada has issued a ruling with potentially broad implications for U.S. immigration cases.