Daily Archives: July 19, 2018

Tijuana residents face loss of homes, patios and even a shrine as new border wall rises

From property barriers to wood shacks to cluttered backyard patios, dozens of structures south of the U.S. border fence face demolition as the Trump administration moves forward on its plans to build a taller, stronger w ...

Arrivals of refugees have hit historic lows. To stay afloat, resettlement agencies re-brand

The door to the nonprofit World Relief, tucked between a dance studio and a tutoring company on the second floor of a Garden Grove strip mall, still says “refugee resettlement services.” ...

Immigration nonprofit rejects Salesforce money as tech faces ethics backlash over borders

The decision is part of the unprecedented backlash tech companies are facing – particularly from their own employees – over work with government agencies that these employees say violate ethical standards. In recent mont ...

The Trump Administration Is Working to Deport More Legal Immigrants

Earlier this month, as outrage continued over the Trump administration’s family separation policies, another immigration agency quietly introduced several changes that could threaten even more immigrants, many of them he ...

Immigration Activists Bash Trump’s Family Reunification Plan

The federal government, rushing to meet a court-imposed deadline to reunite children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, has released a nine-page, flowchart-heavy plan detailing its process for family ...

New York City and State File Suit Over Grants Linked to ICE Cooperation

The Justice Department has been doling out nearly $200 million in public safety grants to selected cities across the country in the last few weeks. ...

Migrants in U.S. Custody Describe Life in ‘Ice Boxes’ and ‘Dog Pounds’

“I can only hold one at a time to keep them warm. Whoever I am not holding is cold,” she said in one of more than 200 sworn statements filed this week in a long-running lawsuit challenging conditions for children in immi ...

US Deporting Crime Victims While They Wait for Special Visa

But as Republican President Donald Trump's administration has taken a harder line on immigration, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement appears to be stepping up the detention and deportation of people who have applie ...

Whistle-Blowers Say Detaining Migrant Families ‘Poses High Risk of Harm’

A series of 10 investigations over the past four years, conducted during both the Obama and Trump administrations, “frequently revealed serious compliance issues resulting in harm to children,” the two physicians, Scott ...

She’s Mexican-Born and a New U.S. Citizen. But Can She Run for the Georgia House?

She has been fighting for that right since she was thrown off the ballot in May, first by an administrative law judge, then by the Georgia secretary of state, Brian Kemp. Her legal battle comes against the backdrop of a ...

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