Immigration

Border Patrol Agents Detain Migrants Near US-Mexico Border

With Detention Centers at Capacity, ICE Begins Releasing Immigrant Families

Unable to keep up with case files at the Arizona-Mexico border, Immigration and Customs Enforcement is releasing apprehended immigrants to churches and other nonprofits.

Activists Demonstrate Against President's Immigration Policies

Citing Racial Bias, Judge Blocks Trump Administration from Terminating TPS

A district judge extends protection from deportation for some 300,000 immigrants from El Salvador, Sudan, Nicaragua and Haiti.

Border Patrol Agents Detain Migrants Near US-Mexico Border

Inspector General Issues Scathing Report on Family Separation Policy

The government watchdog spotlights widespread disarray among federal agencies tasked with implementing the Trump administration’s zero tolerance immigration policy.

Bill would bar DHS from arresting child sponsors on immigration violations.

Bipartisan Bill Would Bar DHS from Arresting Immigrant Child Sponsors

The proposed measure comes after ICE arrested dozens of potential child custodians.

Alejandro Escovedo. Latinx man with black hair smiles in brown shirt and scarf and grey vest in front of brown wall with light brown text

Alejandro Escovedo Chronicles Border Stories On New Album

The veteran Mexican-American rocker discusses his new album, “The Crossing,” which tells the story of immigrants seeking liberation despite the barriers the United States throws their way.

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READ: Can East Asian Americans Reclaim 'Yellow' for Themselves?

Writer Kat Chow revisits the history of the term and asks what it would take to wrestle it from racists.

USCIS improperly vets civil surgeons who treat immigrants

REPORT: Feds Hire Doctors with Criminal Records to Examine Immigrants

A new report from the Office of the Inspector General says that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ faulty vetting procedures are placing immigrants at risk.

Tobacco Farmers Fear That Flu Threat Will Hinder Seasonal Labor Migration

Migrant Farmers Could Be Hardest Hit By Hurricane Florence

This group of workers—many of whom are of undocumented status—have to choose between asking for help from FEMA and being deported by ICE.

Michael Irby. Black man in grey shirt and black leather biker vest with white patches with black text, leaning on brown table behind brown and yellow beer bottles and sitting on brown chair in front of beige wall

3 Questions With 'Mayans M.C.' Badass Michael Irby

That star of the “Sons of Anarchy” spinoff talks about playing a complex villain, depicting a slice of Latinx culture on TV and the cruelty of the American criminal justice system. 

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Trump Administration Plans to Restrict Green Cards For Immigrants Enrolled in Safety Net Programs

Per a new 447-page proposal, the federal government seeks to deny green cards to immigrants who have received benefits including Medicaid, housing vouchers and supplemental food assistance.

ICE arresting sponsors of undocumented children.

ICE is Arresting Immigrants Who Attempt to Sponsor Undocumented Children

Majority of arrests are result of immigration violations, not criminal activity.

 

Jeff Sessions further limits judicial independence of immigration judges

Attorney General Further Limits Judges' Ability to Dismiss Deportation Cases

Critics say the new directive from Jeff Sessions is the latest in a series of moves designed to limit judicial independece and integrity.

Person in winter clothing holds green and white sign that reads, "Refugees are welcome here."

Trump Administration Retreats on Vow to Lower Refugee Cap

After announcing record low refugee cap of 30,000, administration says it will consult Congress before making a final decision. 

 

DHS documents show FEMA diverted money to ICE to deport immigrants, just as 2018 hurricane season began

Trump Administration Funneled $10 Million from FEMA to ICE Detention Program

Newly released DHS documents show that, at the start of hurricane season, the money was diverted to buttress the federal government’s detention and deportation efforts.

Trump Administration Proposes Longer Detention for Migrant Children

Trump Administration Proposes Longer Detention for Migrant Children

A newly proposed rule would circumvent a long-established agreement that limits child detention to 20 days.

People stand behind white privacy screens that say, "vote"

ICE Requests Millions of North Carolina Voting Records

State officials say complying with the request will prevent them from preparing for the general election. Critics say the request is brazen attempt to suppress voting rights for people of color.

Democrats call on Trump administration to reunite 500 children who remain separated from their parents

Democrats Demand Reunification Plan for 500 Separated Children

More than 40 days after the deadline to reunify thousands of immigrant families, hundreds of children still remain separated from their parents.

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ICYMI: Feds Revoking Passports of Thousands of Latinx Citizens Along the U.S.-Mexico Border

The Trump administration is accusing Latinx citizens of using fake birth certificates, revoking their passports and placing them in immigration detention and deportation proceedings. 

Migrant parents say they were intimidated into waiving rights to be reunited with their children.

Migrant Parents Say ICE Intimidated Them Into Waiving Reunification Rights

Immigrant rights groups say parents were misled and coerced into signing away their rights to be reunited with their children.

Activists Demonstrate Against Trump's TPS Policies

Immigrant Caravan to Travel from L.A. to D.C. to Protest End of Deportation Protections

Beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status are calling on the Trump administration to restore protections for some 400,000 immigrants.