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40 Democratic Senators Call on Trump to End Family Separations at the Border

Forty Democratic senators are calling on President Donald Trump to end his administration’s “inhumane decision” to separate children from their parents at the border. The senators write that the using family separation to deter migrants “is not only frighteningly callous, but demonstrates willful ignorance of the violence and unlivable circumstances many families are risking their lives to escape.” Read more >

Separation of immigrant families is a grave human-rights violation

On May 7, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Session announced that the Department of Homeland Security would refer 100 percent of illegal border crossers for prosecution, including parents with children. On May 14, six Tucson Operation Streamline lawyers arrived at the DeConcini Federal Courthouse to meet with their assigned immigrant clients and encountered frantic parents who did not know where their children had been taken. Read more >

US immigration agents double number of workplace raids, spreading fear and tearing families apart

Two months ago, as workers in a slaughterhouse in Eastern  Read more >

Dangerous Intersections: Detention and Deadly Border Policies

 

In this past week mainstream and social media were lit up with news of so-called "missing" immigrant children, and the murder by the Border Patrol of Claudia Patricia Gómez González, a 20 year old Guatemalan woman, who had just crossed the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more >

HIDDEN HORRORS OF “ZERO TOLERANCE” — MASS TRIALS AND CHILDREN TAKEN FROM THEIR PARENTS

FEDERAL MAGISTRATE JUDGE Ronald G. Read more >

Border Patrol Agent Shoots and Kills Unarmed Migrant Woman

A U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and killed an unarmed undocumented woman in Texas Wednesday, the agency said in a statement. Read more >

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