Immigrant Family Reunification By The Numbers
A look at where the United States government is in the process of reuniting thousands of immigrant children with their parents.
ACLU: Immigrant Parents Coerced Into Waiving Reunification Rights
A court filing by the civil rights group calls for temporary deportation stay for immigrant parents, as deadline looms to reunify families separated at border.
'Terrorized': Report Details Conditions at Child Detention Centers
A report filed in federal court details hunger, dehydration and forced sleeplessness at child detention centers in the Southwest.
Feds Submit New Plan to Reunite Immigrant Families
The plan comes after a judge berates immigration officials for delaying reunification of some 2,500 children with their parents.
ICYMI: Beyoncé and Balmain Release Line to Support HBCUs
One-hundred percent of the proceeds from the collaboration will go to the United Negro College Fund.
Jon M. Chu Vows to Protect Thai Cave Rescue Film From Whitewashing
“We have the power to not only make history, but be the historians that record it, too. So that it’s told correctly and respectfully. Couldn’t just sit here watching how others would ‘interpret’ this important story.”
Judge Denies Extension for Reuniting Immigrant Families
The judge ruled that the Trump administration must quicken the pace of family reunifications and meet original deadlines.
READ: Immigrant Children Sent to Juvenile Detention Centers, Psychiatric Facilities
In a lawsuit filed against the federal government, immigrant youth say they are fighting violent and abusive conditions in juvenile detention centers and psychiatric facilities.
Government to Miss Deadline to Reunite Immigrant Families
Lee Gelernt of the ACLU: “These kids have already suffered so much because of this policy, and every extra day apart just adds to that pain.”
Government to Test DNA of Nearly 3,000 Detained Migrant Children
The move comes on the heels of a federal court ruling that the Trump administration must end its practice of separating families and reunite children with their parents.
ICYMI: Black Valedictorian Denied Graduation Spotlight Gives Speech Anyway
Jaisaan Lovett is his school’s first Black valedictorian—but officials refused to let him speak at his graduation. So Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren gave him a bigger platform.
Trump Administration Reverses Education Affirmative Action Policy
“This is a wholly political attack.”
The Must-Read Race and Culture Books of the Summer
From memoirs to poetry to fiction, these titles will deepen your understanding of what’s going on, inspire activism and even entertain the kids.
Judge Orders Trump Administration to Halt Family Separations, Reunite Families
Federal judge says government was not prepared to accommodate separated children, calls for families to be reunited within 30 days.
Library Group Removes 'Little House' Author's Name From Award For Racist Themes
The Association for Library Service to Children renamed the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award in response to long-standing complaints about her books’ treatment of Indigenous and Black people.
How You Can Support Detained Immigrant Families
From volunteering to organizing to donating, here are actionable steps you can take to support immigrants and asylum-seekers being prosecuted and detained by the United States government.
Why Trump's Move to 'Address' Border Separations Isn't a Victory [OPINION]
“For Trump to claim he is saddened by the family separation policy he created and to offer family detention as a benevolent act reeks of cynicism and hypocrisy.”
Trump on Stopping Border Separations: 'I'll Be Signing Something In a Little While'
President Donald Trump is reportedly preparing to sign an executive action that reverses his own directive to separate immigrant children from their families.
Babies, Preschoolers Held in 'Tender Age' Detention Centers
Amid public outcry over Trump’s family separation practice, doctors describe despondent young children at three Texas detention centers.
The Trauma of Separating Children From Their Parents
“The harm our government is now causing will take a lifetime to undo.”