Alfonso Serrano

Dreamers protest

Second Federal Judge Blocks Trump From Rescinding DACA

Meanwhile, the Senate continues to mull the fate of young immigrants.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Civil Rights Groups Blast Sessions for Praising Sheriffs as Part of 'Anglo-American Heritage'

Racial justice groups pan attorney general as “racist” and frame his comments within the historical context of law enforcement in Black communities.

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Immigration Activist Ravi Ragbir Granted Temporary Stay from Deportation

Ragbir argued that Immigration and Customs Enforcement targeted him for his immigration activism. A federal judge agreed.

Is ICE Punishing Immigrant Rights Activists for Their Political Activity?

NYC immigration rights organizer Ravi Ragbir is facing deportation on Saturday. He is just one of several activists around the country who have been detained or deported after publicly fighting to change the system.

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Proposed Immigration Measure Would Bypass Border Wall Funding

Meanwhile, some lawmakers consider postponing a permanent solution for DACA recipients.

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Trump Urges 'Compromise' on Immigration in State of the Union Address. Critics Aren't Buying It.

The president’s hardline immigration proposals panned as divisive by Democrats and immigration advocates.

Child migrants

Federal Court Rules Immigrant Children Facing Deportation Are Not Entitled to Free Attorney

Circuit court upholds previous ruling denying asylum to 13-year-old from Honduras who was unable to secure legal representation.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] The Trump Immigration Doctrine: Hostile. Racist. Divisive

A by-the-numbers guide to the ways in which the Trump administration is systematically attacking American immigration. 

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Democrats Pan Trump's Dreamer Framework as 'Anti-Immigrant'

Republican immigration hawks join chorus of criticism as the president prepares to address immigration overhaul in his first State of the Union address.

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Department of Justice Threatens Jurisdictions That Don't Cooperate With Immigration Officials

The agency warns that it will pull federal money unless sanctuary jurisdictions prove compliance with federal immigration laws.

Immigration rally

Top Democrat Retracts $25 Billion Offer to Trump for Border Wall Funding

Facing pressure from progressive Democrats, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer rescinds offer made in return for legal protections for “Dreamers.”

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REPORT: Racial Disparities Persist Despite Marijuana Legalization Measures

Despite widespread succes of state-level legalization laws, Black and Latinx people remain disproportionate victims of racial profiling and over policing.

Immigration activists protest On Capitol Hill calling on Congress to pass Clean Dream Act

Federal Government Hurtles Toward Shutdown as Lawmakers Refuse to Budge on Immigration

Democrats appear determined to block a spending measure that would keep the federal government running unless it contains protections for young immigrants enrolled in DACA

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Senators Confront DHS Secretary About Trump's 'Racially Motivated' Immigration Policy

Cory Booker and Diane Feinstein questioned the decision to terminate deportation relief for some 250,000 immigrants and DHS chief Kirstjen Nielsen’s “amnesia” regarding the president’s “shithole” comments.

Interior deportations

Michigan Man, Too Old to Benefit From DACA, Deported to Mexico After Three Decades in the U.S.

Jorge García leaves behind a U.S. citizen wife and two teenage children, in a case that immigration advocates say highlights the cruelty of President Donald Trump’s immigration policy.

Dreamers protest

Dizzying Week of Dialogue Over Immigration Still Leaves Democrats and Republicans Far Apart

The White House fumes over DACA ruling, while Congress debates a deal for Dreamers and comprehensive reform.

Women Inmates

Report: National Movement to Reduce U.S. Prison Population Has Largely Ignored Women

Women’s incarceration rates in 35 states have outpaced men’s since 1978, according to a new study from the Prison Policy Initiative.

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Immigration Advocates: Immigrant Detainees Must Be Included in the #MeToo Conversation

There are thousands of cases of alleged abuse at immigrant detention centers—and an FBI investigation into abuse claims at a Texas facility. One advocacy group says detained immigrants must be included in reform efforts.

Washington State Sues Motel 6 for Sharing Guest Information With Immigration Officials

The bargain hotel chain routinely provided ICE agents with the names, birth dates and license plate numbers of thousands of guests with “Latino-sounding names,” lawsuit charges.

Dreamers protest

Democrats, White House to Restart Talks on Dreamers as Government Shutdown Looms Again

Dems say any long-term spending bills must include protections for young immigrants, but Republicans seem determined to cut separate deals.