Private Prisons Ask ICE to Pay Multi-Million Dollar Human Trafficking Lawsuit Costs
Private immigration detention center operator GEO Group faces lawsuits alleging human rights violations.
Immigrant Rights Advocates Call Trump's New Asylum Restrictions 'Most Egregious' to Date
Representative Bennie Thompson called the new government regulation “xenophobic and racist.”
Families Fear for Future as ICE Conducts Raids
President Donald Trump warned of upcoming mass deportations of “millions” of immigrants of undocumented status.
STUDY: Student Loan Debt Keeps Black and Latinx Aspiring Teachers Out of Classrooms
Meanwhile, research shows that Black students thrive in tangible ways when they have at least one teacher who looks like them.
Migrant Children Accuse Arizona Border Agents of Sexual Assault and Retaliation
Young people in a facility in Yuma, Arizona, say they were punished for speaking out against inhumane conditions.
ICE, FBI Scanning Millions of Driver's License Photos
The federal agencies are using facial recognition software in a largely unauthorized practice that experts say disproportionately subjects people of color to “heightened danger of misidentification and false arrests.”
DHS Hits Undocumented Immigrants with Fines of Up to $500,000
The Trump administration is seeking to charge those who did not leave the United States after being ordered to do so.
WATCH: Girl Describes Conditions Inside Immigrant Detention Center
The 12-year-old says she and her 6-year-old sister were detained in deplorable conditions for nearly two weeks.
Judge Forces Detention Centers to Open Doors to Doctors
Health experts are expected to ensure that migrant children are living in “safe and sanitary” conditions.
Border Patrol Refuses Donations for Children in Custody
Critics say the government is letting unfair rules get in the way of doing what’s right.
Here's What You Can Do Right Now to Support Detained Immigrant Children
Take these steps on behalf of the migrant children being mistreated at the southern border.
Advocacy Groups On the Importance of Celebrating Juneteenth
“The relative obscurity of Juneteenth in our national dialogue serves as a reminder that White supremacy is still entrenched in how Americans understand our history—and its impact on the present.”
Students Who Speak Indigenous Languages Disadvantaged in Schools
Migrant children are often pushed into special education classrooms due to a lack of translators and a weak infrastructure.
READ: Asylum-Seeker Sues Gov't for Family Separation, Clears Path for Justice
Suny Rodríguez was lead plaintiff in a federal lawsuit that accused immigration officials of “extreme and outrageous” mistreatment of detainees.
Immigrant Advocacy Group Says Tech Industry Enables Trump Administration
RAICES CEO Jonathan Ryan: “The tech industry deserves a lot of blame for what is happening at our borders.”
Q&A: Meet the Formerly Incarcerated Dad Who Created an App to Connect Families
Colorlines talks to Antoine Patton about Photo Patch, the app he created with his daughter after teaching himself to code behind bars.
Doctors Say Migrants in Need of Medical Care Are Treated Poorly
Recently apprehended asylum-seekers who are only in custody because of their immigration status are reportedly victimized via extreme security measures.
New Report Says Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence Are Afraid to Ask for Help
The findings highlight how the nation’s current immigration policies exploit and harm immigrant victims.
House Passes Bill to Provide Pathway to Citizenship for Immigrants
If signed into law, the American Dream and Promise Act would offer a path to citizenship for more than 2 million “Dreamers” who were brought to the United States as children.
Transgender Asylum-Seeker Dies After Pleading for Medical Attention
Johana Medina Leon had chest pain while detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Then she died.