Daily Archives: October 15, 2018

THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION CARRIED OUT THOUSANDS MORE FAMILY SEPARATIONS THAN PREVIOUSLY ACKNOWLEDGED

MORE THAN A year after the Trump administration quietly began a program of separating migrant children from their families along the U.S.-Mexico border, the full number of people impacted remains unclear. According to a ...

The untold story of the migrant “caravan”: how Trump’s border crackdown endangered immigrants’ lives

The Trump administration’s crackdown at the US-Mexico border — which culminated in widespread separation of families — started when President Donald Trump freaked out about a “caravan” of hundreds of Central American mig ...

G.O.P. Finds an Unexpectedly Potent Line of Attack: Immigration

But Republican candidates across the country, leaning on the scorched-earth campaign playbook employed by President Trump, saw an opening nonetheless, painting Democrats as the ones pursuing an extreme immigration agenda ...

A Mexican Man’s Fatal Journey to Reclaim His American Life

 Belinda Luna, the librarian in this outpost in Idaho farm country, still shakes when she remembers a visit one day a little more than a year ago to an Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Idaho Falls. An immigr ...

Immigrants face hurdles to prove abuse by US agents

The agent in question denied the allegations, including the sisters’ claims that he touched their genitals. He insisted he had only fingerprinted the sisters before taking them back to their cell. ...

Trump administration considers asking parents to make dire border choice: detention or separation

One option under consideration is for the government to detain asylum-seeking families together for up to 20 days, then give parents a choice: stay in family detention with your child for months or years as your immigrat ...

Organizers call for ‘Hugs Not Walls,’ even as they are displaced by border wall construction

But on Saturday, the semiannual event, called “Hugs Not Walls,” had to be moved to a dirt road a few miles to the northwest because the U.S. is constructing an 18-foot wall where the cross-border reunions had been taking ...

Reporters tour tent city that’s housed thousands of migrant teens: ‘They treat us well, thank God’

In the first 11 months of fiscal year 2018, 45,704 children were apprehended on the southern border, a 19% increase from the previous year, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. ...

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