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Schools Teach Refugee, Migrant Kids Skills to Succeed in US

International flags flutter from the ceilings of the outdoor hallways at Valencia Newcomer School, where more than 200 children from around the world are learning English skills and American classroom customs they need t ...

Trump’s attempt to smear DACA recipients as “hardened criminals” is untethered from reality

DACA explicitly prohibits criminals from eligibility. Trump smeared DACA recipients as such anyway. ...

Fixing our democracy is key to immigration reform

The first step is for the Supreme Court to make things right for these young would-be citizens. But the court can only provide a temporary remedy. The second step is for Congress to pass a permanent solution and provide ...

Five things to watch at Supreme Court’s DACA hearings

Three appeals courts have ruled against Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which grants deferral from deportation and work permits to nearly 700,000 undocumented immigrants ...

DACA changed a generation of California immigrants. These are some of their stories

They are doctors and pharmacists, business owners and students who were brought to the United States as children, unaware that they had entered illegally or on visas that later expired. Without legal status, their hopes ...

California to shut down private prisons and immigrant detention centers

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Friday that will end the use of private prisons and privately-run immigration detention facilities.Under the new law, California will phase out the use of these for-profit, priv ...

Black immigrant rights organizations condemn the death of Cameroonian in ICE custody

Originally published by LA Times A coalition of black immigration rights organizations are demanding to know more about the circumstances under which a 37-year-old man from Cameroon died Tuesday in U.S. Immigrati ...

More than 31,000 people blocked from entering US by Trump travel ban

More than 31,000 people have been denied entry to the United States due to President Donald Trump's travel ban, a State Department official said Tuesday. ...

We, the Undocumented Americans, submit our Immigrants’ Bill of Rights with the same determination as the nation’s founders to incorporate these rights into the law of the land. We are the living embodiment of the America ...

3 Paths For Congress To Replace DACA

President Trump’s order rescinding DACA supposedly was designed to give Congress six months to come up with legislation to take its place. ...

#UnitedWeStay

At UnitedWeStay, our mission is to focus on the stories of Undocumented Americans — to be their publishing platform, to inundate the opposition with so many stories of determination and courage that stereotypes are for ...

Undocumented Americans' Bill of Rights

Undocumented Americans’ Bill of Rights

We, the Undocumented Americans, submit our Immigrants' Bill of Rights with the same determination as the nation's founders to incorporate these rights into the law of the land. We are the living embodiment of the American Dream and how we are treated reflects the country's commitment to its own ideals. Join us in upholding these ideals. 

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Laguna Beach agrees to pay $18,750 to DACA recipient who was turned over to immigration officials

“If you think your rights have been violated, it’s important to speak up and seek help,” he said. “There are organizations that will galvanize to help you and seek justice.” ...

The Complicated Truth About What U.S. Citizenship Means Today

Four years ago, while I was visiting New York for a literary event, I took my daughter and niece to see the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. It was a cloudy day in June, but the air was thick with humid heat. Both gir ...

Torture, Rape, and Kidnapping at the Border: A New Report Lays Bare the Horror of Trump’s Asylum Plan

Less than 1 percent of 24,000 so-called Remain in Mexico cases have resulted in asylum protection. ...

Judge Hints He May Rule for Migrants in Border Patrol Suit

In 2017, Bury said the agency violated court orders by failing to preserve surveillance footage that it was required to turn over. Bury partially granted a motion to hold the Tucson Sector in civil contempt over video fi ...

9 Parents Separated From Families Return to Children in US

“People want to make this a heartwarming story, but it’s not. It’s devastating,” Sewell said. “There is just no good reason why we had to do this to this child and this family. And he symbolizes thousands of others who h ...

New Trump administration rule could make it more difficult for some pregnant women to get U.S. visas

Originally published by The Washigton Post The U.S. State Department plans to issue new guidance that could make it more difficult for some pregnant women to obtain visas to visit the United States, a department officia ...

Trump Administration Plans to Add Nigeria and Six Other Nations to Travel Ban List: Reports

Citizens of the countries can apply for waivers to the ban, but they are exceedingly rare. ...

Mexico Begins Flying, Busing Migrants Back to Honduras

They said a return home to impoverished and gang-plagued Honduras, where most of the migrants are from, was unthinkable. ...

Immigrant Kids Were Restrained to Chairs With Bags Over Their Heads at a Juvenile Hall in Virginia

The purpose of their detention, a group of district attorneys argues, should be “protect them from harm, not to punish them.” ...

A Northeastern University student from Iran was removed from the US despite an emergency stay. CBP says it was not aware of the judge’s order

"In America, nobody is above the law -- including Customs and Border Protection officials. Given the Trump administration's xenophobic policies and CBP's troubling practice at Logan Airport of sending students with valid ...

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