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.”
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.”
Outrage Surges Over Trump's Family Separation Practice
Critics assail “un-American” immigration policy, as House Republicans mull two measures that would dump billions into a southern border wall.
Jefferson Beauregard Sessions Cites Bible to Justify Cruel Border Policy
Professor John Fea: “I mean, this is the same argument that Southern slaveholders and the advocates of a Southern way of life made.”
Trump Administration Mulls Tent Cities to House Unaccompanied Migrant Children
Officials eye Texas military bases as possible sites for temporary housing.
'Blood is on Your Hands': Attorney General Curbs Asylum for Immigrant Victims of Violence
Jeff Sessions issues directive to end asylum grants for victims of domestic violence and gang persecution, a decision expected to affect tens of thousands.
Honduran Man Seeking Asylum Commits Suicide After Separation From Family
The death of Marco Antonio Muñoz comes amid a sharp increase in family separations at the United States-Mexico border.
ICE To Transfer 1,600+ Detained Immigrants to Federal Prisons
Many of the immigrants are Central Americans fleeing from gang and sexual violence.
LISTEN: Jeff Sessions Defends Separation of Families at the Border
In a lengthy radio interview, Attorney General Jeff Sessions insists children are being treated properly and that unaccompanied minors have no moral right to legal representation.
SCOTUS Dismisses Lower Court Decision That Allowed Immigrant Teen to Obtain Abortion
A broader challenge to the administration’s health care policy for detained, pregnant teens of undocumented status is still winding its way through the courts.
Graphic Novel 'Elk Mountain' Tackles Xenophobia
Jordan Clark’s project features a Latinx immigrant superhero who disappears during a heated battle, leaving his tiny town of Elk Mountain to fend for itself.
U.N. Calls on U.S. to Halt Family Separation at Mexico Border
The United Nations says children fleeing Central American violence warrant international protection.
Civil Rights Groups Appeal for International Help in Ending Separation of Immigrant Families
The coalition calls on the Organization of American States’ Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to end “unjustifiable” separation of migrant parents and children at the border.
#FamiliesBelongTogether Campaign Demands Feds Stop Separating Parents, Children at Border
As part of the Families Belong Together campaign, protestors nationwide condemn the federal government’s practice of separating immigrant children from their parents under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy on border crossings.
Transgender Woman Dies in ICE Custody
Advocacy groups call on federal agency to release all transgender detainees after the death of Roxana Hernández.
Trump Administration to Fingerprint People Who Sponsor Immigrant Children
The announcement comes as federal officials admit they lost track of 1,475 children. Immigration advocates say fingerprint protocol will discourage parents from claiming children.
Trump Nominates Immigration Extremist to Run Refugee Program
Congressperson Joe Crowley: “Mr. Mortensen’s racist, vile and disparaging comments against immigrants and refugees disqualifies him from serving our government in any capacity.”
'The Chinese Exclusion Act' Documentary Explores Roots of Xenophobic Policy
Co-director Li-Shin Yu: “This is essentially who were are, but is this who we want to be?”