READ: How America Criminalizes Impoverished People of Color
The New Republic breaks down how policy and practice punish the least resourced among us.
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.
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.
'Our Country is Being Stolen': Trump Renews Attacks on Immigrants
His accusations were met by bipartisan condemnation.
WATCH: John Oliver Breaks Down How the U.S. Withholds Justice From Immigrants
One immigration court judge says they are essentially conducting “death penalty court cases in a traffic court setting.”
#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.
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.
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.
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.
Proposed Spending Bill Limits Border Wall Funding, Rejects Additional ICE Agents
But it doesn’t do anything for the “Dreamers.”
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Department of Justice Sues California For Immigrant Sanctuary Policies
The suit is the latest salvo in an escalating feud between the Trump administration and jurisdictions that limit cooperation with federal immigration officials.
A No-Context Moment of Catharsis
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Immigrant Rights Group Sues ICE for Illegally Jailing 18-Year-Olds
National Immigrant Justice Center says immigration authorities regularly fail to comply with federal measures that are meant to protect children.
LISTEN: Why Does the Media Have So Much Trouble Covering Racists?
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi on “Face the Racist Nation”: “When you make it about ignorance, you’re also making it about individual people and you’re not making it about power and policy and structures and systems.”