• The Number of Immigrant Children in Detention Just Hit Record Levels – Again
    November 19, 2018

    After a summer in which almost 3,000 migrant children were separated from their parents at the border, the Trump administration admitted last week that it was holding a record number of children in government custody. Around 14,000 children classified as “unaccompanied children” are now […]

  • Nominee for ICE Director Refuses to Back Down on Family Separation
    November 16, 2018

    Ronald Vitiello, President Trump’s nominee to head Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), had a nomination hearing in front of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee on Thursday. He had previously served as the former deputy commissioner of Customs and Border […]

  • Changes to USCIS Policy Will Directly Impact Vulnerable Immigrants
    November 15, 2018

    The Trump administration’s move to deport more people from the United States has come into sharp focus again as it targets some of the most vulnerable immigrants with its Notice to Appear (NTA) policy. The new policy, announced in June 2018, had already dramatically altered the role of U.S. […]

  • When Immigrant Parents Are Deported, The Entire Family Suffers, Survey Shows
    November 14, 2018

    Another form of family separation is on the rise—the deportation of relatives with longstanding ties to the United States. Those left behind in the United States often face significant hardships, a new study from the Kino Border Initiative shows. Families can become impoverished, as relatives […]

  • DACA Is Still in Effect as It Heads to the Supreme Court
    November 13, 2018

    The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a stinging rebuke to President Trump’s ongoing efforts to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative last week, unanimously upholding a lower court injunction which had blocked the Trump administration from ending the program. […]

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