Category: Immigration

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.
After Grueling Week, Ilhan Omar Greeted in Minnesota by Cheering Crowd Chanting ‘Welcome Home’

After Grueling Week, Ilhan Omar Greeted in Minnesota by Cheering Crowd Chanting ‘Welcome Home’

Rep. Omar spent a long week as the target of Trump's racist attack. But at week's end, she returned home to chants of a friendlier sort.
CNN Hosts Take on Trump Over Roots of His ‘Go Back’ Tweets

CNN Hosts Take on Trump Over Roots of His ‘Go Back’ Tweets

Donald Trump's recent tweets telling four non-white Democratic congresswomen to "go back" to the countries they came from not only were racist, but miss the mark about what it means to be an American.That's according to two popular CNN hosts.
A Border Patrol Agent Reveals What It’s Really Like to Guard Migrant Children

A Border Patrol Agent Reveals What It’s Really Like to Guard Migrant Children

With the agency under fire for holding children in deplorable conditions and over racist and misogynistic Facebook posts, one agent speaks about what it’s like to do his job. “Somewhere down the line people just accepted what’s going on as normal.”
Border Patrol Agents Are Passing Around A Commemorative Coin Mocking Care for Migrant Kids

Border Patrol Agents Are Passing Around A Commemorative Coin Mocking Care for Migrant Kids

The coin declares “KEEP THE CARAVANS COMING” under an image of a parade of migrants crossing the border.
Border Patrol Condemns Secret Facebook Group, but Reveals Few Specifics

Border Patrol Condemns Secret Facebook Group, but Reveals Few Specifics

The agency won’t say how many employees have been disciplined or warned in the ongoing scandal over offensive social media posts.