Daily Archives: July 26, 2018

Jeff Sessions Has Been Targeting Asylum-Seekers Fleeing Domestic Violence. It’s Been “Devastating.”

On June 26, Texas immigration attorney Ruby L. Powers met with 11 separated parents over the course of an intense day at the Port Isabel detention center in South Texas. ...

Federal Judge Says Trump Administration May Have Added Citizenship Question to Census out of Racial Animus

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced in March that a citizenship question would be included on the upcoming census. ...

Trump targets naturalized citizens

Let’s make a list of everything the Trump administration has taken away or tried to take away since he’s been in office. ...

Dem lawmaker: Trump officials lied to migrant child, said mother ‘abandoned’ her

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) said Thursday that the girl believed Trump administration officials who told her that her mother had abandoned her and that she would live in shelters until she was 18, causing the girl to ...

Family separation crisis continues on border even as court-ordered deadline nears

Dozens were parents reporting that Border Patrol agents had taken away their children, and many were under the impression they would see their sons and daughters again within hours. ...

The immigration crisis is about the devaluation of love

"Operation Pied Piper," as it was called, proved deeply traumatic for the children who were separated from their parents. "London children," said Anna Freud, "were on the whole much less upset by bombing than by evacuati ...

As Deadline for Family Unification Nears, Congress Tries to Weaken Protections for Immigrant Children

With only hours remaining before a court-mandated deadline requires the federal government to reunite thousands of children separated from their immigrant families, the Trump administration has assured Americans that it ...

Most deported migrants were not asked about leaving children behind, Trump official says

Homeland Security officials may have neglected to give a choice to as many as three-quarters of all migrant parents removed from the United States about leaving their children behind, contradicting repeated public assura ...

Hispanic lawmakers challenge Nielsen over family separations

“She said — and we questioned her numerous times — she said that she believes that they’re on pace to be unified tomorrow,” Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) told reporters following a Congressional Hispanic Caucus meeting wi ...

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