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When we talk About Us at UnitedWeStay, we’re including all 11 million of us, who are making our way in this country as we work and search for the fulfillment of its promise with a promise of our own -- to make the U.S. a more diverse, stronger and ultimately greater nation.

L.A. blocks private detention centers, including facilities for immigrant youth

L.A. blocks private detention centers, including facilities for immigrant youth

“You’ve seen this government come after the state of California, over and over again,” Martinez said. ...

‘Kids in cages’ popped up across Des Moines. Activists say they were making a point about what candidates aren’t saying

This isn't the first time the Texas non-profit has placed "children in cages" in public view. It placed cages with child-sized mannequins around New York in June to protest the treatment of children at immigration detention centers. ...

The Racism at the Heart of Trump’s ‘Travel Ban’

Adding Nigeria to the expanded list of excluded countries just makes it more obvious.

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Why You May Never Learn the Truth About ICE

The National Archives is letting millions of documents, including many related to immigrants’ rights, be destroyed or deleted.

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How to Deal With the Anxieties of Immigration? Break Into Song

The actors and musicians behind “Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes)” see themselves in the stories they will share, and sing about, onstage.

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The Supreme Court Made the African Ban Possible

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called for movement on the bill in the coming weeks, but the Republican-controlled Senate is sure to kill it. Several Democratic presidential candidates have also denounced the new ban. The election may be the only remaining hope to reverse the drive to wall off America from the rest of the world. ...

Jennifer Lopez wants you to remember the “kids in cages”

From the Super Bowl to Des Moines, advocates are trying to revive outrage over immigration detention.

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Feinstein pushes ICE to consult ‘qualified experts,’ reconsider revised detention standards

The inspector general had previously denounced ICE facilities in September 2018, saying they violated detention standards. Seven children have died in ICE custody since 2018 after almost a decade without incident.  ...

FEDERAL JUDGE REVERSES CONVICTION OF BORDER VOLUNTEERS, CHALLENGING GOVERNMENT’S “GRUESOME LOGIC”

“It’s been laid out for judges in the past,” Kuykendall went on to say, “but she has connected the dots and very clearly explains that for the government’s enforcement strategy to work, the more dead bodies the better, and in fact, if you don’t have dead bodies, then it’s not working.” ...

 

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