Immigration

Despite Trump’s Tough Talk About Migrant Smugglers, He’s Undercut Efforts to Stop Them

Despite Trump’s Tough Talk About Migrant Smugglers, He’s Undercut Efforts to Stop Them
ICE has shifted manpower and money away from more complex investigations to support the administration’s push to arrest, detain and deport undocumented immigrants.
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Calling It 'Gross Abuse of Power,' Democrats Vow to Nullify Trump's National Emergency Declaration

Calling It 'Gross Abuse of Power,' Democrats Vow to Nullify Trump's National Emergency Declaration
"The only emergency facing the American people right now is the president's intent to subvert the separation of powers and the rule of law."
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Border Patrol Detained Me for Speaking Spanish in Montana. Then My Town Turned Against Me.

Border Patrol Detained Me for Speaking Spanish in Montana. Then My Town Turned Against Me.
"The whole exchange took about 40 minutes. The consequences from it continue to this day."
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Trump’s Bogus El Paso Claim

Trump’s Bogus El Paso Claim
Trump said El Paso went from having “extremely high rates of violent crime — one of the highest in the entire country” — to being “one of the safest cities” in the U.S. “immediately” after construction of a border barrier. That’s wrong on all counts.
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ICE Partners Again With a Sheriff It Once Severed Ties With Because of Racial Profiling

ICE Partners Again With a Sheriff It Once Severed Ties With Because of Racial Profiling
The potential for abuse and the violation of immigrant and Latinx rights in Alamance County is terrifying and unacceptable.
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'This Must End. Now.': 8-Year-Old Boy Dies in US Border Patrol Custody on Christmas Day

'This Must End. Now.': 8-Year-Old Boy Dies in US Border Patrol Custody on Christmas Day
"A reminder that, yes, this is who the U.S. is. The U.S. is a country that murders children both directly and indirectly in a myriad of ways."
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Judge forces Trump to bring back domestic violence victims he deported

Judge forces Trump to bring back domestic violence victims he deported
A federal judge called out the Department of Justice for creating a harmful policy out of thin air for no good reason.
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6-Year-Old Separated From His Father Tells Judge He Wants to Go Home

6-Year-Old Separated From His Father Tells Judge He Wants to Go Home
he Salvadoran boy who appeared alone in immigration court last month returned this week with his father’s lawyer in tow.
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Trump's Administration has Quietly Resumed Separating Families at the Border

Trump's Administration has Quietly Resumed Separating Families at the Border
Immigration lawyers say border agents are again removing children from their parents. The explanation? They’re protecting kids from criminal dads and moms. Immigration advocates say it’s zero tolerance by another name.
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Trump's DHS Using Info Coaxed From 'Scared, Jailed' Children to Locate, Arrest, and Deport Families

Trump's DHS Using Info Coaxed From 'Scared, Jailed' Children to Locate, Arrest, and Deport Families
"We witnessed unimaginable atrocities at the border this weekend—yet terrible treatment does not end when people cross the border."
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