Senator Elizabeth Warren has joined calls for Shahab Dehghani's deportation to be halted.
Dozens of Iranian Americans say they were detained and questioned at the U.S.-Canada border last Saturday.
"When we hear story after story of Iranian Americans being singled out...it is hard to call it anything other than racial profiling," said Washington Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations' Washington chapter said it has identified more than 60 reported cases of Iranian-Americans and others of Iranian descent being detained by U.S. border officials.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection joined several government agencies in marking Christmas Day, but their Santa Claus immigration reference angered many who responded that hundreds of migrant families remain separated at the border.
The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agency is accused of detaining and interrogating travelers without valid justification.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus held a press conference Tuesday calling for flu shots to be provided for detained migrants, after a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died of the flu while being held by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Officers from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection thwarted the human smuggling attempt at the San Ysidro port of entry.
"People are needlessly suffering and dying," said Dr. Marie DeLuca, one of the doctors offering free flu vaccinations.
"Jakelin's death was a travesty; a dark stain on the moral fabric of this country," said Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro.
"I found it really distressing to see a child who has treatable illness, a preventable illness, suffering," said Dr. Marie DeLuca, an emergency physician from New York City.
Dudley Bernard, 40, was taken into custody after his wife, Chauntelle Bernard, was found with multiple gunshot wounds.
The acting commissioner of the Customs and Border Protection agency violated federal ethics rules in his previous job at the FBI.
Roughly 200 members of Google's staff gathered at its headquarters in San Francisco to protest the move.
"So right now, 78 miles have been built, have been built where there was an existing form of barrier," acting Customs and Border Protection commissioner Mark Morgan said.
"You're saying that because we're white, somehow there's an issue there," U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan said.
The Washington Post reported that smugglers have been able to saw through President Donald Trump's border wall repeatedly.
The Trump administration has vowed to see at least 450 miles of border wall built before the end of 2020.
"Our condolences are with his family," the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency said.
The CBP officer's "questions had nothing to do with re-entry into the United States," journalist Ben Watson told Newsweek.
"I'm terrified of what the States is doing with their power," says 25-year old Canadian prohibited from entering the U.S. for the next five years after trying to volunteer for a Washington State arts festival.
The U.S. has issued detention orders on 5 imports from other countries thought to be products of global forced labor, fed by human trafficking.
"Of all the people that smugglers exploit, children are the most vulnerable," said Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Raul L. Ortiz.
The CBP official's retirement party is scheduled about 10 weeks before Attorney General William Barr's planned family holiday party at Trump International Hotel.
"President Trump is making it clear that if you come to the United States of America illegally, you will be removed," said U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency acting Commissioner Mark Morgan.
"We're doing everything we can to ensure the well-being of these children, pending their deportation proceedings," Brandon Judd said.
Coulter previously wrote a book entitled "In Trump We Trust" back in 2016, but has since soured on the president.
"It seems like you guys are turning a blind eye to this crime being committed by the president's own companies," Jake Tapper told Mark Morgan, acting commissioner for Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
"This is not a time to compound one tragedy upon another by spreading fear in our community with false rumors of ICE operations," the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency said.