New York Governor Restores Voting Rights to Parolees
An estimated 35,000 residents, overwhelmingly Black and Latinx, stand to benefit from Andrew Cuomo’s executive order.
Supreme Court Restricts Deportation of Immigrants
Trump appointee Neil Gorsuch sides with liberal justices as SCOTUS strikes down federal provision that facilitated deportation of convicted immigrants.
REPORT: Milwaukee School Discipline Guidelines Disproportionately Target Black and Latinx Students
A new study from The Center for Popular Democracy and Leaders Igniting Transformation says the millions the Milwaukee Police Department spends in schools props up the school to prison pipeline.
Department of Justice Freezes Legal Assistance Program for Detained Immigrants Facing Deportation
ACLU spokesperson: ”Each week, the Trump administration finds new and cruel ways to hurt immigrants.”
Three Southern States Pledge National Guard Troops to Reinforce Border Security
The move comes as details emerge on the role troops deployed by President Donald Trump will play on the United States-Mexico border.
California Lawmakers Challenge Police Lethal Force Standard After Stephon Clark Shooting
The measure would permit police officers to open fire only when there is no other alternative to prevent injury or death.
Department of Justice Sets Quotas for Immigration Judges to Speed Up Deportations
The announcement comes as the Trump administration weighs other measures to fast track the deportation of children arrested at the border.
'Our Country is Being Stolen': Trump Renews Attacks on Immigrants
His accusations were met by bipartisan condemnation.
Trump Tells 4,000 Liberian Immigrants To Leave or Face Deportation
President denies extension of legal immigration status for Liberians, many who have lived in the U.S. for decades.
Decision to Add Citizenship Question in 2020 Census Met with Swift Outcry, Lawsuit
California sues Trump administration over citizenship question, arguing that the move will scare off immigrants and result in drastic population undercount.
U.S. Military Vet Who Served Two Tours in Afghanistan Deported to Mexico
Miguel Pérez Jr. was deported after a 16-month plea to the Department of Homeland Security.
Proposed Spending Bill Limits Border Wall Funding, Rejects Additional ICE Agents
But it doesn’t do anything for the “Dreamers.”
Dreams Deferred (Again): Democrats, White House Fail to Craft DACA Deal
The policy impasse means there are still no legislative protections for immigrants brought to the United States as children.
'Terrible People': Trump Again Calls for Death Penalty for Drug Traffickers
President Donald Trump outlines blueprint to tackle opioid crisis; critics pan his proposal as recycled draconian measures that target communities of color and have failed to reduce drug use.
Appeals Court Upholds Majority of Texas Anti-Sanctuary Law
Hailed by the Trump administration, the ruling allows law enforcement to ask detainees for proof of citizenship.
California ICE Spokesperson Quits Over 'Misleading' Arrest Claims
The feud between California and the Trump administration grows as the president visits the California-Mexico border to inspect wall prototypes.
Death Sentence: Trump Considers Capital Punishment for Drug Dealers
The White House mulls policy change that would allow prosecutors to seek death penalty for drug traffickers.
Department of Justice Sues California For Immigrant Sanctuary Policies
The suit is the latest salvo in an escalating feud between the Trump administration and jurisdictions that limit cooperation with federal immigration officials.
Immigrant Rights Group Sues ICE for Illegally Jailing 18-Year-Olds
National Immigrant Justice Center says immigration authorities regularly fail to comply with federal measures that are meant to protect children.
Ad Campaign Aims to Pressure Trump on Policy for Young Immigrants
Advocacy groups launch DACA ad drive to keep immigration issue in the public eye.