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.
Migrant Families Still Being Separated at the Border
Border agents say they have “no obligation” to report new cases of family separation because they didn’t take place under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy.
Chaos Continues at U.S. Border, Migrants Explore Their Options
Many have to decide if they will continue to fight for asylum in the United States.
New Report Shows Fear of Deportation is Keeping Children Out of School
The UNESCO study urges schools to create safe spaces for all students.
Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Asylum Ban
The ruling comes after President Donald Trump signed a proclamation to refuse asylum earlier this month.
Democrats Create Immigration Plan in Response to Trump
Party leaders must decide how progressive they want to be.
Midterms Update: Georgia's Abrams Ends Her Bid for Governor. Florida Is Still in Play
While Abrams acknowledged that there were no legal means to surmount what she calls irregularities, she refused to concede to her opponent.
Acting Head of ICE Denies Family Separation Policy
Ronald Vitiello, the Trump administration’s nominee to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement, also refused to rule out the possibility that it could happen again.
LGBTQ Group That Split From the Migrant Caravan Has Arrived at the U.S. Border
As members of a persecuted class, most plan to seek asylum in the United States as early as this week. In a press conference they claimed to have faced discrimination within the caravan.
Trump Signs Immigration Proclamation to Limit Asylum Claims
The president says asylum seekers must arrive via official ports of entry and ”have merit” to be accepted into the United States.
Motel 6 to Pay $7.6 Million for Helping ICE Target Guests With 'Latino-Sounding Names'
The discount hotel chain released a statement saying it “accepts full responsibility for compensating those who were harmed.”
Voter Suppression: Did it Work?
Republicans attempted to silence voters of color in midterm races across the country.
New Report Shows Prison Can Block Access to Education for Life
Data sheds light on the educational mobility of formerly incarcerated people.
Trump Wants to End Birthright Citizenship, Experts Respond
But can the president legally change a constitutional amendment via an executive order?