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A Haitian asylum seeker had spent two years in U.S. detention until an Ohio couple tried to do something about it

ey stood together in a circle for several minutes as he closed his eyes and his voice filled the room. Maybe it was gratitude, or homesickness, or fatigue, or despair, or joy, or some combination, but by the time he said “Amen,” his shoulders had started to tremble and his voice had begun to break. He squeezed their hands and then let go. Continue reading

The cruelty of Trump’s ‘public charge’ rule puts Californians ‘in the crosshairs’
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The cruelty of Trump’s ‘public charge’ rule puts Californians ‘in the crosshairs’

The unexampled malevolence of the Trump administration toward immigrants and the nation’s neediest residents has hardly been a secret. But nothing lays it out more forcibly than its proposal to tighten the “public charge” rule, which applies to those seeking admission to the United States or hoping to upgrade their immigration status. Continue reading

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Blames Migrant Girl’s Death in Border Patrol Custody on Her Family
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DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Blames Migrant Girl’s Death in Border Patrol Custody on Her Family

Originally published by The Daily Beast  Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen blamed the death of a 7-year-old migrant girl in U.S. custody on her family, during an appearance on Fox & Friends early Friday morning. The girl, identified as Jackeline Caal, from Guatemala arrived with her father in a group of 163 migrants at the … Continue reading

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Trump’s own undocumented help highlights plight of many immigrants

On Saturday, the New York Times reported that two more women have come forward to say that they worked at the Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey while undocumented. This comes after the Times’ story last week about an undocumented immigrant who worked as a maid at the club since 2013. Victorina Morales said she had made Trump’s bed, cleaned his toilet, and dusted his trophies, all while working without proper papers. Including another woman who now has legal status, this brings the total to four former employees who say they worked at the club while undocumented. Continue reading