Category: Immigration

Trump’s Wall: Ineffective, Waste of Money, Hurts the Military

Trump’s Wall: Ineffective, Waste of Money, Hurts the Military

So, now that he's had a chance to construct at least part of his long-loved wall, Trump has compiled a record of being ineffective, wasteful in government spending, and weak on the military.
Trump’s Decision Is Clear: Either Admit to Racism or Fire Miller Now

Trump’s Decision Is Clear: Either Admit to Racism or Fire Miller Now

The surfacing of Stephen Miller's emails now offers Trump a chance to put up or shut up.
The Administration Rushed on a Sweeping Immigration Policy. We Found Substantive, Sloppy Mistakes.

The Administration Rushed on a Sweeping Immigration Policy. We Found Substantive, Sloppy Mistakes.

rump’s new immigration policy applies more harshly to families of U.S. citizens in the military than to families of noncitizens in the military. Experts think it’s an error that suggests officials are pushing policies even they don’t fully understand.
“No Comment”: Emails Show the VA Took No Action to Spare Veterans From a Harsh Trump Immigration Policy

“No Comment”: Emails Show the VA Took No Action to Spare Veterans From a Harsh Trump Immigration Policy

The VA’s approach differs sharply from the Pentagon’s, which won an exemption for active-duty members of the military.
“Dirtbag,” “Savages,” “Subhuman”: A Border Agent’s Hateful Career and the Crime That Finally Ended It

“Dirtbag,” “Savages,” “Subhuman”: A Border Agent’s Hateful Career and the Crime That Finally Ended It

Border Patrol agent Matthew Bowen had been investigated for years before he used his 4,000-pound truck to assault a fleeing migrant.
The Case That Made an Ex-ICE Attorney Realize the Government Was Relying on False ‘Evidence’ Against Migrants

The Case That Made an Ex-ICE Attorney Realize the Government Was Relying on False ‘Evidence’ Against Migrants

Years after quitting her job as an attorney for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Laura Peña returned to the fight — defending migrants she’d once prosecuted. Then, a perplexing family separation case forced her to call upon everything she’d learned.
Congresswoman: Trump Needs to Stop ‘Gestapo’ Like ICE Raids

Congresswoman: Trump Needs to Stop ‘Gestapo’ Like ICE Raids

A senior Democrat on the House Judiciary and Homeland Security committees wants Donald Trump to stop the large-scale immigration raids he has ordered, such as the one this week in which Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents swept through businesses across Mississippi detaining nearly 700 undocumented immigrants.
ACLU Asks Federal Court To Halt Ongoing Family Separations

ACLU Asks Federal Court To Halt Ongoing Family Separations

The American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal judge Tuesday to block the Trump administration from continuing to separate hundreds of families in defiance of a previous court order.
Asylum-Seekers Who Followed Trump Rule Now Don’t Qualify Because of New Trump Rule

Asylum-Seekers Who Followed Trump Rule Now Don’t Qualify Because of New Trump Rule

Migrants hoping for U.S. protection have been waiting in Mexico for months, as the U.S. allowed fewer than ever to enter. Then it changed the rules entirely.
How Border Security Could Determine the Outcome of 2020

How Border Security Could Determine the Outcome of 2020

While the economy, welfare, and foreign policy are the main fault lines along which elections are generally fought, border security was at the forefront in the 2016 elections.