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Trump Is Playing Dangerous Military Gambit in Central America

There has been a flurry of Trump administration activity around Central America recently. Most prominently, several cabinet members and Vice President Pence traveled to Miami last month for the administration’s “Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America” that the United States cohosted with Mexico. Read more >

Taser Lobbyist Quietly Appointed to Top Immigration Enforcement Job

Thomas Blank, a former lobbyist and Republican official, was recently appointed to serve as the chief of staff to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency charged with investigating and enforcing immigration-related matters for the Department of Homeland Security. Read more >

Pursuing ‘A Radical Faith’ in the Trump Era

In its article on the new Trump initiative to arrest parents suspected of having arranged to bring their children to the United States with the help of smugglers, The New York Times reported on José, a man from El Salvador. Read more >

Groups Sue U.S. Government for Turning Away Asylum Seekers

Men, women, and children fleeing persecution, grave violence, and even death arrive daily at Ports of Entry (POE) all along the U.S.-Mexico border and present themselves to U.S. Read more >

Immigrant sues Chicago, police for placing his name in gang database

A Gage Park man who is scheduled to be deported later this month was denied immigration relief after Chicago police erroneously placed his name in its gang database, according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday. Read more >

ICE Officers Told to Take Action Against All Undocumented Immigrants Encountered While on Duty

The head of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement unit in charge of deportations has directed his officers to take action against all undocumented immigrants they may cross paths Read more >

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