Daily Archives: September 7, 2018

North Carolina elections board fights ICE subpoena for voting records

The board unanimously voted not only to fight the subpoena on the state level, but also on behalf of 44 counties who were similarly subpoenaed. ...

Why is the U.S. so far behind on naturalizing new citizens?

Encouraging permanent residents to become U.S. citizens traditionally has been an area of bipartisan agreement, even in the face of heated debates over immigration policy. So why is the country lagging behind in naturali ...

Trump’s new plan to detain immigrant families indefinitely, explained

The Trump administration officially has a plan to detain families who enter the US without legal status for as long as it deems necessary — with no limit on how long children may be held with their parents. And it’s star ...

Jeff Sessions Is Executing Trump’s Immigration Plans With a Quiet, Efficient Brutality

Over the past few months, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has faced fierce criticism for his role in the Trump administration’s family separation policy. But while the White House continues to deal with the fallout from t ...

Trump Plan to Detain Immigrant Children Indefinitely ‘Inhumane’: Pelosi

"This is another inhumane assault on families and children," said Representative Nancy Pelosi. "It's a wrong decision that he made...I completely disagree with what the president has done." ...

‘The Separation Was So Long. My Son Has Changed So Much’

Anita and Jenri, mother and son, fled north from Honduras and crossed the Rio Grande in a raft near McAllen, Texas, in mid-June. They immediately turned themselves over to Border Patrol and asked for asylum. ...

The Trump Administration Plans To Detain More Children And For Longer

The Trump administration said Thursday that it plans to withdraw from a court settlement that protects migrant children from being kept in detention centers under inhumane conditions and for more than 20 days. ...

My Father Was Deported And Forced To Leave Us Behind 11 Years Ago

It was like any other rushed, busy morning during the school week. As my mother prepared for work, my father got my brother William and I ready for school. My baby sister Mackenzie wanted to go. My dad agreed to take her ...

Progress is slow as hundreds of immigrant children remain separated

There are more than 600 children who are either still in government custody or were released to someone other than the parents they arrived with (a family member or friend, usually). That includes more than 20 under the ...

The lasting effects of family separations, as seen through the eyes of a 13-year-old

Then they reached the US, where they say their nightmare really began. ...

Close
Close

Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.

Close

Close