Immigration

The Quote on Trump’s Mural Tells Us Everything We Need to Know About His Immigration Strategy

The Quote on Trump’s Mural Tells Us Everything We Need to Know About His Immigration Strategy
Some may say the president's quote is nonsensical. I say it’s an ominously accurate testament to how the Trump administration has decided to deal with the question of undocumented people.
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'Mami!' 'Papa!' Listen to Children Who’ve Just Been Separated From Their Parents at the Border

'Mami!' 'Papa!' Listen to Children Who’ve Just Been Separated From Their Parents at the Border
ProPublica has obtained audio from inside a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility, in which children can be heard wailing as an agent jokes, “We have an orchestra here.”
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GOP Governor Pulls National Guard From Border Over Trump’s Abuse of Kids

GOP Governor Pulls National Guard From Border Over Trump’s Abuse of Kids
“The thought that any state would seek to deter parents by inflicting such abuse on children is unconscionable.”
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Scott Pruitt's Gutting of EPA Rule Threatens Drinking Water of 117 Million Americans

Scott Pruitt's Gutting of EPA Rule Threatens Drinking Water of 117 Million Americans
"Don't let Scott Pruitt's ethics scandals distract you, because they're not distracting him from executing his agenda of dismantling even the most basic public health protections."
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Trump’s Favorite Fox News Host Says It’s No Big Deal to Separate Kids from Parents

Trump’s Favorite Fox News Host Says It’s No Big Deal to Separate Kids from Parents
“These parents know they’re breaking the law.”
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ICE Deputy Director Tells A Hate Group That ICE Agents Should Be Immune From Criticism

ICE Deputy Director Tells A Hate Group That ICE Agents Should Be Immune From Criticism
“It is highly inappropriate for a senior official of a federal agency to engage with a group that spreads such abhorrent viewpoints"
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Why Is ICE Detaining a Gay Man Fleeing Persecution?

Why Is ICE Detaining a Gay Man Fleeing Persecution?
He'd received violent threats because of his sexual orientation, and a gay friend of his there was murdered.
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Huge Court Backlog Keeps Immigrants in Limbo for Years

Huge Court Backlog Keeps Immigrants in Limbo for Years
Glenwood Springs immigration attorney Erin Richards has two clients who should be well on their way to becoming U.S. citizens. They have spouses and children who are citizens. They have clean records. They have steady jobs. And they have taken the necessary steps to go before an immigration court and petition to become citizens.
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House Dems Defend Obama Immigration Orders in Court Brief

House Dems Defend Obama Immigration Orders in Court Brief
Colorado’s three Democratic members of Congress joined 178 of their colleagues in signing onto a 50-page brief in a court case that has temporarily halted President Obama’s executive actions on immigration announced last November, which halted deportations of immigrants without documentation who were brought here as children or who are parents of U.S. citizen-family members.
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Saint Patrick’s Day Knows No Borders - Undocumented Solidarity Abroad

Saint Patrick’s Day Knows No Borders - Undocumented Solidarity Abroad
Saint Patrick’s Day quit being political to most people in the United States a long time ago. But this year, U.S. immigrant rights organizers experienced a little luck of the Irish — rather, luck of undocumented people living in Ireland. Activists dropped a banner down the front of a building on the route of Dublin’s annual Saint Patrick’s Day parade. The banner read: “Happy St. Patrick’s Day to the undocumented in the U.S.A. from the undocumented in Ireland.”
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