Immigration

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Teenage Syrian Refugee Navigates Islamophobia, Multiculturalism in New Documentary

Dalya Zeno and her mother Rudayna Aksh feature in "Dalya's Other Country," a documentary premiering soon on PBS' "POV."

Fatima Avelica, 13, daughter of Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez, attends a rally for his release outside Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices March 13, 2017, in Los Angeles. Her father is mentioned in the Slate piece.

READ: 60 Days of Deportations and Detainments Under Trump

Tactics once reserved for violent criminals are now targeting undocumented youth and parents.

People stand together as they hold a vigil to support President Barack Obama's immigration executive action on April 18, 2016 in Miami, Florida. The order is now being rescinded under the Trump administration.

Trump Administration Keeps DACA in Place But Revokes DAPA

DAPA, the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents program, was created to keep families together but never took effect because it was tied up in litigation.

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New Report Shines Light on Early Campaigns Against Chinese Entrepreneurs

White-led city governments and labor unions across the country pushed laws through the late 1800s and early 1900s to restrict Chinese-American restaurateurs.

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Man Who Killed Srinivas Kuchibhotla Indicted for Hate Crimes

Adam Purinton faces federal hate crime and weapons charges, in addition to county murder and attempted murder charges, for killing the Indian-born engineer.

A white man wearing armor adorned with crosses made of American flags grimaces at a demonstration.

The Growing Alliance Between Neo-Nazis, Right Wing Paramilitaries and Trumpist Republicans

In anticipation of Saturday’s March Against Sharia events nationwide, researcher and journalist Spencer Sunshine chronicles the major moments of a violent new movement he's dubbed “Independent Trumpism.”

Karyna Jaramillo, a transgender activist from Cuernavaca, México, who fights for immigrant and LGBTQ communities in Maricopa County, Arizona.

[VIDEO] This Trans Latina Immigrant Activist Won't Let Her Identity Stop Her From Protecting Her Community

In another segment of a five-part video series featuring immigration activists in Maricopa County, Arizona, Karyna Jaramillo struts her truth—even if law enforcement refuses to acknowledge it.

A U.S. border wall tops a levee near Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border on March 15, 2017, near La Grulla, Texas.

This Is Trump's Latest Proposal to Fund His 'Great Wall'

Hint: It involves solar panels.

Crowd of protestors, one holds sign that says, "I am an immigrant. Ask me how to make America great again."

This Study Found That as Immigration Increases, Violent Crime Decreases

Researchers examined crime rates in California, where the majority of residents are people of color.

Memphis Planned Parenthood Clinic Focusing on Latinx Outreach Opens Next Door to an ICE Office

The organization was aware of ICE's location when they purchased the building, but were under the impression that ICE would be moving.

Woman, flanked by young men, holds sign that reads: "#SancturaryEverywhere."

New DOJ Memo Retreats From Administration's Original Position on Penalizing Sanctuary Cities

But the Trump Administration may find other ways to attack sanctuary cities—and the proposed 2018 fiscal year budget might be one of them.

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Arrests of Undocumented Immigrants With No Criminal Records More Than Doubles Under Trump

A new report from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement boasts of increased arrests.

UPDATE: U.S. Government Extends Temporary Protected Status for Haitian Nationals For 6 More Months

Temporary protected status will last six more months for 58,000 Haitian immigrants in the United States. The loss of this immigration protection could lead to deportation to a country that continues to struggle with the impact of two earthquakes and a devastating cholera epidemic.

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5 Reasons Why Kris Kobach Shouldn't Lead Trump's Voter Fraud Investigations [OPINION]

The Kansas secretary of state helped create President Trump's border policy and supports voter ID measures. Now, he has a seat on the president's new voter fraud investigation commission.

Immigrants walk handcuffed after the U.S. Border Patrol caught them illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border on December 7, 2015, near Rio Grande City, Texas.

ACLU Issues Texas Travel Advisory Following Sanctuary City Ban

The group is worried about law enforcement racial profiling.

ICYMI: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signed a Bill to Outlaw Sanctuary Cities in the State

Senate Bill 4, which goes into effect on September 1,  punishes cities, counties, elected officials and campuses that don’t collaborate with federal immigration enforcement. It also makes it a criminal offense for police chiefs or sheriffs to violate the ban.

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Legal Advocacy Groups Sue DHS for Info on Treatment of Muslims at Border Stops, Airports

The two federal court filings demand reports on the seizure of Muslims' electronic devices and the revocation of their Trusted Traveler status.

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You're Doing Cinco de Mayo All Wrong

This thread explains another way to celebrate. No, it does not involve tequila or cultural appropriation.

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#MayDay Actions in 7 Scenes

Advocacy groups and activists are gathering in cities across the world to demand an end to oppressive systems of power. Here, some video from actions helmed by groups of color in the United States. 

What Two Reports Have to Say About Trump's Impact on Immigrants and Muslims

Reports from We Belong Together and the Brennan Center for Justice critique Trump's anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim policies and warn of future threats.