Trump Administration Takes $400 Million From Puerto Rico Recovery to Fund Border Wall
It’s part of a $3.6 billion package pulled out of the Department of Defense’s budget to pay for 175 miles of barrier.
Government Submits New Plan to Reunite Separated Immigrant Families
The blueprint calls for several government agencies to work with non-governmental organizations and foreign governments to reunify children with deported parents in their “country of origin.”
Army Officials Are Discharging Immigrants
Thousands of immigrants were recruited via the Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest program, which promised a path to American citizenship. Now dozens of immigrants say they have been discharged for no valid reason.
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 Administration Preparing to Hold Migrant Children at Military Bases
The plan would form part of a “zero tolerance” approach to border crossings, which is denounced by immigration advocates as emblematic of totalitarian regimes.
3 Transgender Rights Orgs to Support While the DOD Decides How to Block People Who Want to Serve
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is doing exactly what he was ordered to do—and the lives and livelihoods of trans people are still at risk.
Defense Secretary: 'Climate Change Can Be a Driver of Instability'
James Mattis says climate change poses a national security risk—in sharp contrast to the administration’s general stance on the issue.
Sikh-American Military Officer Secures Right to Wear Turban and Beard
Captain Simratpal Singh is reportedly the first Sikh to successfully gain religious accommodation from the U.S. Army while on full-time active duty.
Sikh-American Soldiers Sue DOD for Religious Freedom
It’s the second Sikh-backed lawsuit against the military this year.