A federal court ruling may have offered some relief to the immigrant community in California. The practice of detaining asylum seekers, including mothers and children, has been temporarily stopped by a lawsuit from the American Civil Liberties Union.
California residents who are interested in asylum issues may want some more information about the refugee admission process. The U.S. government provides assistance to those who are accepted for admission into the country for asylum.
Non-citizens living in California may be interested in some information on how to seek asylum in the United States. These rules may also allow the families of those fleeing persecution to immigrate to the country.
The humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border has been a recurring theme on this blog over the last month, and with good reason. The crisis itself is bad enough, but there are also individual stories that mirror the circumstances that many of the children at the border had to experience before reaching the border.