Immigration Enforcement

A young woman with black hair and a headband sits in front of a black backdrop.

[VIDEO] Meet Reyna Montoya, an Arizona Organizer and Dancer Who Fights the Power to Protect Immigrant Families and Their Kids

In the first of a five-part video series featuring immigration activists in Maricopa County, Arizona, Reyna Montoya talks about how even the risk of family separation terrifies children, how she uses art for healing—and that one time she stopped a bus full of undocumented folks from being deported. 

Border Patrol Officers Test Out Body-Mounted Cameras

As an accountability mechanism.

Los Angeles to Decide Fate of 287(g) Today

The county Board of Supervisors will vote.

Obama Administration: Unaccompanied Minors Crisis Cresting

The influx has abated.

Obama Moving on Immigration 'Fairly Soon'

Whether that means before or after the election remains unclear.

Obama Suggests He Won't Provide Immigration Relief Before Election

Immigration enforcement could actually get tougher until then

Report: Most Child Migrants With Attorneys Show Up for Immigration Court

The exact opposite of what Sens. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) have claimed.

Video: The War on Drugs and War on Immigrants Are Intertwined

The criminalization of black and immigrant communities uniquely impacts one oft-ignored group: black immigrants.

Immigration Detention Quotas Have Kept Families Apart for 55 Million Nights

Congressional mandates mean the U.S. is required to lock up 34,000 immigrant detainees a day.

Inside the Immigration 'Icebox'

An unaccompanied child migrant from Honduras speaks out about ‘freezing’ in a holding cell.

White House Asks Congress for $3.7 Billion for Child Migrant Crisis

Don’t expect a humanitarian response to this “humanitarian crisis.”

Three Myths of the Unaccompanied Minors Crisis, Debunked

Republicans and the Obama administration both deeply misunderstand issues at the heart of the humanitarian situation at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Obama to Use Executive Action to Increase Border Enforcement

The president once again blamed Republicans for not passing comprehensive immigration reform.

Obama Wants Immigration Enforcement to Be Done 'More Humanely'

The president orders a review. Is that enough?

In Immigration Court, a Family's Fate Decided in Seven Minutes

Take a glimpse inside one judge’s courtroom.

San Francisco Will End Mandatory Shackling of Immigration Detainees for Court

The settlement will only apply to San Francisco.

Settlement Reached to Block Key Parts of Alabama Immigration Law

A coalition of civil rights groups declared victory yesterday after two years of battling an immigration law criticized for being excessive and leading to racial profiling.

Juana Villegas Receives Settlement After Immigrant Detention Abuse

This immigrant mother was shackled to a bed during childbirth while detained five years ago, and is finally receiving justice.

A Group of Immigration Activists Disrupt ICE

How a group of protestors–many undocumented–interrupted business as usual.

Demonstrators Block Deportation Buses in Tucson

Protestors in Tucson, Ariz. are stopping ICE buses full of people being taken to ‘Operation Streamline, which rapidly deports as many as 70 immigrants each day.