READ: Asylum-Seeker Sues Gov't for Family Separation, Clears Path for Justice
Suny Rodríguez was lead plaintiff in a federal lawsuit that accused immigration officials of “extreme and outrageous” mistreatment of detainees.
ICYMI: Judge Orders Feds to Account for Additional Migrant Families Separated at Border
The court ruling expands the terms of a class action lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union last year.
Immigrant Rights Groups Urge DHS to Release Infants Detained in Texas
At least nine babies are being held in an ICE detention facility.
Thousands of Migrant Children Allege Sexual Assault While in Gov't Custody
There have been over 4,500 claims of abuse of unaccompanied minors while in the custody of the Department of Health and Human Services.
ACLU Wants Government to Account for All Migrant Children Separated From Families
Lawyers also asked a United States district court judge to reunite all separated minors with their parents.
Gov't Says Thousands More Migrant Children Were Separated From Families Than Reported
The Trump administration began its family separation policy earlier than what was originally reported.
Migrant Families Still Being Separated at the Border
Border agents say they have “no obligation” to report new cases of family separation because they didn’t take place under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy.
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.
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.”
This Undocumented Mom Is Taking Sanctuary at an NYC Church to Fight Her Deportation [VIDEO]
The southern border isn’t the only theater of immigration-based family separation. In New York City, Debora Berenice Barrios-Vasquez is fighting to stay in the U.S. with her two young citizen children.