Daily Archives: March 19, 2018

“Abolish ICE,” explained

Before President Donald Trump, only immigrants and their neighbors were likely to know what the acronym ICE stands for: Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency tasked with identifying, detaining, and deporting pe ...

Border wall Dreamers deal implodes

The White House on Sunday made an 11th-hour push to include billions of dollars in border wall funding in a massive congressional spending bill due this week, but clashed with congressional Democrats over how far to go i ...

What the Dreamers Can Teach the Parkland Kids

This is what set off the “Dreamer” movement, which fights for the rights of immigrant youth and their families. What began with me and my friends Carlos, Juan and Felipe walking turned into a national campaign joined by ...

Salvadoran woman who alleged abuse leaves immigration center in Texas

Laura Monterrosa-Flores was released late Friday from the T. Don Hutto Residential Center outside Austin, where she had been held for months, Grassroots Leadership organizer Bethany Carson said. The Mexican American Lega ...

Supreme Court agrees to hear immigration law detention case

The Supreme Court agreed Monday to consider the issue. Immigration law says that if noncitizens commit a crime for which they can be deported, the government should take them into custody for potential removal when they’ ...

Supreme Court won’t upend Arizona licenses for immigrants

The justices did not comment Monday in leaving in place an appeals’ court decision in favor of the immigrants who sought licenses. ...

Immigrant reunited with child months after separation by US

The daughter had been placed in a Chicago facility while the mother was held in San Diego, about 2,000 miles (3,200 kilometers) away, after they entered the U.S. in November and turned themselves in to U.S. Customs and B ...

How an undocumented Irish immigrant became an unofficial U.S. diplomat

There needed to be a no-fingerprints, totally deniable approach to the overture. And into that opportunity walked O’Dowd, who was publisher of two influential Irish-American publications and had met Clinton during the pr ...

ICE Is Distorting The Truth To Keep Up With Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda

Over the past couple of weeks, it has become even more clear just how far Trump and friends are willing to go to erode our nation’s values, destroy immigrant families and attack politicians who defy the White House’s mas ...

Immigration agency’s latest California focus hits San Diego

It was U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's third California operation in barely a month, following one in the Los Angeles area that resulted in 212 arrests and one in Northern California that had 232 arrests. ...

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