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'The Waiting Game' Explores the United States' Labyrinthine Asylum Process

A new multimedia “newsgame” from ProPublica and WNYC lets readers experience the arduous journey of applying for refugee status in the United States.

Federal Agents Target Immigrants

Supreme Court Restricts Deportation of Immigrants

Trump appointee Neil Gorsuch sides with liberal justices as SCOTUS strikes down federal provision that facilitated deportation of convicted immigrants.

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Broadcasting Hate: How Trump Used the FCC to Punish the Poor [OPINION]

Erin Shields of Center for Media Justice and Lucia Martinez of Free Press break down what they call the Trump administration’s “war on the poor.”

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Department of Justice Freezes Legal Assistance Program for Detained Immigrants Facing Deportation

ACLU spokesperson: ”Each week, the Trump administration finds new and cruel ways to hurt immigrants.”

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READ: How America Criminalizes Impoverished People of Color

The New Republic breaks down how policy and practice punish the least resourced among us.

Texas National Guard Prepares To Deploy To U.S. Mexico Border

Three Southern States Pledge National Guard Troops to Reinforce Border Security

The move comes as details emerge on the role troops deployed by President Donald Trump will play on the United States-Mexico border.

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Department of Justice Sets Quotas for Immigration Judges to Speed Up Deportations

The announcement comes as the Trump administration weighs other measures to fast track the deportation of children arrested at the border.

U.S. Agents Take Immigrants With Undocumented Status Into Custody

'Our Country is Being Stolen': Trump Renews Attacks on Immigrants

His accusations were met by bipartisan condemnation.

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WATCH: John Oliver Breaks Down How the U.S. Withholds Justice From Immigrants

One immigation court judge says they are essentially conducting “death penalty court cases in a traffic court setting.”

 EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Testifies At House Hearing On Mission Of The EPA

#BootPruitt Campaign Aims to Oust EPA Administrator

The Hip Hop Caucus and Green Latinos are two of the organizations working to pressure the administration to fire Scott Pruitt.

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Trump Tells 4,000 Liberian Immigrants To Leave or Face Deportation

President denies extension of legal immigration status for Liberians, many who have lived in the U.S. for decades.

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Decision to Add Citizenship Question in 2020 Census Met with Swift Outcry, Lawsuit

California sues Trump administration over citizenship question, arguing that the move will scare off immigrants and result in drastic population undercount.

Deported Veterans

U.S. Military Vet Who Served Two Tours in Afghanistan Deported to Mexico

Miguel Pérez Jr. was deported after a 16-month plea to the Department of Homeland Security.

Prototypes Of President Trump's Proposed Border Wall

Proposed Spending Bill Limits Border Wall Funding, Rejects Additional ICE Agents

But it doesn’t do anything for the “Dreamers.”

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Dreams Deferred (Again): Democrats, White House Fail to Craft DACA Deal

The policy impasse means there are still no legislative protections for immigrants brought to the United States as children.

Heroin Epidemic

'Terrible People': Trump Again Calls for Death Penalty for Drug Traffickers

President Donald Trump outlines blueprint to tackle opioid crisis; critics pan his proposal as recycled draconian measures that target communities of color and have failed to reduce drug use.

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How Does It Feel to Take Refuge From Deportation in a Church?

A new photo essay from The Nation follows an immigrant of undocumented status as she fights to stay with her children.

ICE Agents Detain Suspected Undocumented Immigrants

Appeals Court Upholds Majority of Texas Anti-Sanctuary Law

Hailed by the Trump administration, the ruling allows law enforcement to ask detainees for proof of citizenship.

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California ICE Spokesperson Quits Over 'Misleading' Arrest Claims

The feud between California and the Trump administration grows as the president visits the California-Mexico border to inspect wall prototypes.

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Death Sentence: Trump Considers Capital Punishment for Drug Dealers

The White House mulls policy change that would allow prosecutors to seek death penalty for drug traffickers.