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.
Lawsuits Say Migrant Children Being Used to 'Catch' Other Immigrants
At least four federal lawsuits have been filed against the Trump administration alleging a corrupt alliance between the Office of Refugee Resettlement and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Bipartisan Bill Would Bar DHS from Arresting Immigrant Child Sponsors
The proposed measure comes after ICE arrested dozens of potential child custodians.
ICE is Arresting Immigrants Who Attempt to Sponsor Undocumented Children
Majority of arrests are result of immigration violations, not criminal activity.
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.”
Judge Orders Government to Obtain Consent Before Medicating Immigrant Children
Ruling comes after children at a Texas detention center were given psychotropic drugs, at times forcibly.
Federal Judge Bars Indefinite Detention of Asylum-Seekers
The ruling orders the release of more than 1,000 asylum-seekers held at five ICE detention centers. It represents another legal blow to Trump administration’s zero tolerance immigration policy.
Massive Crowds Protest Trump Immigration Policies Over Weekend
Hundreds of thousands across every state protest “zero humanity” immigration policies.
Judge Orders Trump Administration to Halt Family Separations, Reunite Families
Federal judge says government was not prepared to accommodate separated children, calls for families to be reunited within 30 days.
Trump Administration Mulls Tent Cities to House Unaccompanied Migrant Children
Officials eye Texas military bases as possible sites for temporary housing.
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.
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.
Trump Administration Using New Tactics to Block Pregnant Teen Immigrants From Abortion Access
“The government certainly has been relentless in their attempts to find ways to force their anti-abortion beliefs on this population, and I feel like this is just another iteration of what they’ve done in the past.”
Federal Judge Rules Against Trump Administration, Allows Undocumented Teens Access to Abortions
The temporary injunction also prevents the government from barring access to medical appointments.
Activists, Politicians Call on Trump Administration to Fire Office of Refugee Resettlement Director
Representative Jerry Nadler on Scott Lloyd: “It sounds like a scene from ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ but for these young women in Scott Lloyd’s custody, it’s far from fiction.”
Lesbian Couple Sues Government After Being Denied Right to Foster Refugee Children
The couple linked with Lambda Legal to file the suit after the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops said they can’t welcome a child into their home because they don’t “mirror the Holy Family.”
Undocumented Teen Has Abortion After Weeks of Battling Trump Administration
“I made my decision, and that is between me and God. Through all of this, I have never changed my mind.”