Daily Archives: November 7, 2017

Build a park, not a wall: Group pitches plan for public access at U.S.-Mexico border

Instead of a double fence, the small, all-volunteer organization Friends of Friendship Park envisions a binational park and pedestrian port of entry at the westernmost end of the 1,969-mile U.S.-Mexico border. ...

Trump’s next immigration target: people living legally in US after disaster struck their countries

Temporary Protected Status, and Trump’s attempts to pare it down, explained. ...

This election is all about casting aside immigration Trumpism

In a last-ditch gambit, GOP candidates in New Jersey and Virginia reach for ugly, Trumpian lies about immigrants ...

Being undocumented while Black

"There is no fear. There is no backing down.” ...

Appeals court argument set for Texas immigration law

The Texas Legislature approved the law in the spring. It was challenged by several Texas city governments and civil rights advocates. It requires local law enforcement agencies to honor federal immigration requests to de ...

Donald Trump says he’s just enforcing immigration law. But it’s not that simple.

From the moment he rode down the Trump Tower escalator to announce his candidacy in 2016, Donald Trump has emphasized that he was determined to enforce U.S. immigration law. Five days after taking office, President Trump ...

Lives of anxiety: Immigrants seek sanctuary in US churches

Amanda Morales sees her children off to school each day from the entrance of a gothic church, but she won’t even venture onto the sidewalk for fear of what may happen if she leaves the building where she has been a virtu ...

We Are America. Immigrants Are Us.

Samantha Bee and Molly Crabapple explain why deporting immigrants makes America neither greater nor safer. ...

DHS ends protected immigration status for Nicaraguans, but Hondurans get extension

The Trump administration said it needs more time to determine the fate of some 57,000 Hondurans living in the United States with provisional residency status, but it will terminate the permits of a smaller group of immig ...

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