Gov't Says Thousands More Migrant Children Were Separated From Families Than Reported
The Trump administration began its family separation policy earlier than what was originally reported.
STUDY: Why the Ban on Pell Grants for Incarcerated People Should Be Lifted
Postsecondary education greatly increases employment opportunities and wages for the formerly incarcerated.
Charities Step Up as Government Fails to Help Released Migrants
But how long can they continue to help without buckling under the financial pressure?
Shutdown Leaves Asylum-Seekers in Limbo
People seeking asylum in the United States could find themselves waiting years to have their cases heard.
Just 12 Non-U.S. Citizens on Terror Watchlist Apprehended at Southern Border
As the Trump administration struggles to justify the need for a border wall, Vice President Mike Pence makes misleading claims about the number of “known or suspected terrorists” trying to enter the United States.
Trial Begins to Halt Trump's Termination of TPS for Haitians
As more than 50,000 Haitians face possible deportation, plaintiffs and immigration advocates gather outside the federal courthouse where their fates will be decided.
Judge Temporarily Blocks ICE Agents From Arresting Cambodian Refugees
Many of those targeted fled the Khmer Rouge’s reign of terror as children, but are now facing deportation orders.
Young Immigrants Escaping Abuse Face Green Card Denials From U.S. Government
Applicants must file paperwork before they turn 21, but the Trump administration is rejecting applications for some who have celebrated their 18th birthdays.
Agents Fire Tear Gas at Migrants Attempting to Cross Southern Border
A Department of Homeland Security official called the families seeking asylum a “violent mob.” An eyewitness said otherwise.
Colorlines Favorites of 2018: Meek Mill Seeks Redemption on 'Championships'
The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite 2018 videos, books, hashtags, movies and more. Here, contributing writer Shani Saxon dives into why Meek Mill’s “Championships” was the year’s best album.
Federal Judge Blocks Restrictions on Who Can Seek Asylum
He ruled that the Trump administration’s policy of denying asylum for survivors of domestic and gang violence is “arbitrary, capricious and in violation of the immigration law.”
Asylum-Seekers Camp on U.S. Soil, Demand Immediate Processing
A group of Honduran migrants are challenging a United States’ decision to make people wait in Mexico if the nation is experiencing capacity strains.
Border Protection Didn't Tell Congress About Death of 7-Year-Old Migrant to Avoid 'Politicizing' Her Passing
Representative Joaquin Castro: “This is going to be a very serious problem for him and an issue that the next Congress will look into.”
Racial Justice Group Testifies That Pennsylvania's Proposed Risk Assessment Tool is Racist
Color of Change says the use of a computer algorithm to determine if and how long people should be sentenced to incarceration is racist and unfair.
The Gov't Wants to Use Credit Scores to Keep Immigrants Out of U.S.
This targeting would disproportionately affect people of color.
Asylum Claims Jump Almost 70 Percent in 2018
The Department of Homeland Security released statistics that indicate a huge increase in asylum applications at the southwest border.
REPORT: Migrants Bring Economic Stability, Not Disease
Dr. Paul Spiegel: “There is no evidence to show that migrants are spreading disease. That is a false argument that is used to keep migrants out.”
ICE Detains American Citizen, Attempts to Deport Him to Jamaica
Peter Sean Brown spent weeks in jail after repeatedly telling officials he was born and raised in Philadelphia.
Trump Can Continue to Ignore Environmental Laws While Building Border Wall
The Supreme Court will not hear a challenge brought by groups that say construction would pose a serious threat.
Alleged Mall Shooter Arrested, Police Still Can't Explain Why Officer Killed Emantic Bradford Jr.
The family of the Black man shot and killed by a police officer on Thanksgiving night is still waiting for the truth.