The White House sought to embed ICE agents at the Office of Refugee Resettlement, which cares for migrant children who cross the border without a parent, current and former Trump administration officials said.
"We're fighting for a better country that we can be proud," New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told migrants affected by a policy shift that could see people who rely on U.S. medical care to survive deported.
Dozens of House Democrats signed a letter on Tuesday urging Trump to stop detaining and deporting Iraqi nationals. Jimmy Aldaoud's "death was a direct and predictable result of his deportation," they said.
A Miami University student in Ohio reports being the latest victim of nationwide extortion scams in which international students are threatened with deportation if they don't transfer thousands of dollars to illicit solicitors.