Author Archives: unitedwestay

Democratic lawmakers visit camp in Mexico where migrants wait to claim asylum

"We had a good resolution today," she said. "It shouldn't take five members of Congress to advocate." ...

Judge Refuses to Second-Guess Family Separations at Border

Days before the judge halted the widespread practice of separating families in 2018, Trump retreated under extraordinary criticism by exempting families from his “zero tolerance” policy to criminally prosecute every adul ...

Lawmakers to call on ICE to release all transgender detainees

Quigley's office, which did not immediately respond to comment, set Friday as the deadline for signing onto the letter. ...

Column: This immigration attorney understands her clients. She’s undocumented, too

The United States may not be perfect, Mateo said, “but it provides opportunities. So much so that someone like me, who came from a tiny town in Oaxaca — with parents who only finished sixth grade, nothing more — could ma ...

North Dakota was an immigrant haven — until Trump was elected

“It was terrible to hear people say what they were saying,” he said. “At the same time, everyone has a right.” ...

Op-Ed: California’s first attempt to pass anti-immigrant laws dates back to the Gold Rush

Today we can also see that Frémont’s initial vision for California prevailed. Despite his flirtation with nativism, modern California did become a global marketplace of people and ideas, “commingling together the Europea ...

MIT Warns Foreign Students of Possible Visits From ICE

The most recent data from ICE show that in 2017, more than 328,000 international students were authorized to work through the program, including nearly 90,000 approved to work in STEM fields. ...

Texas just became the first state to shut the door on refugees

In the wake of the Paris terror attacks in late 2015, Texas and 30 other states declared they no longer wanted to take in some of the 5.6 million Syrians who have been displaced since 2011 by the ongoing civil war. But a ...

A Show Reminds Young Audiences: We All Got Here From Somewhere

“Cartography,” a multimedia work inspired by migrants’ stories, presents their journeys as universal and heroic, not merely tales of suffering. ...

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