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Under Trump arrests of undocumented immigrants with no criminal record have tripled

(Aug. 13, 2018) Federal arrests of undocumented immigrants with no criminal record have more than tripled under President Donald Trump and may still be accelerating, according to an NBC News analysis of Immigration and Customs Enforcement data from his first 14 months in office. Read more >

“THERE WON’T EVEN BE A PAPER TRAIL”: HAS STEPHEN MILLER BECOME A SHADOW MASTER AT THE STATE DEPARTMENT?

(Aug. 12, 2018) For the past year, Miller has been quietly gutting the U.S. refugee program, slashing the number of people allowed into the country to the lowest level in decades. “His name hasn’t been on anything,” says a former U.S. official who worked on refugee issues. Read more >

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While in ICE custody, thousands of migrants reported sexual abuse

(July 22, 2018) As migrant children wait in U.S. immigration detention centers to reunite with their families, public records reveal that in the past decade, thousands of people have reported sexual abuse while in a similar type of immigration custody. Emily Kassie, an investigative reporter and producer who obtained the data and spoke to survivors for The New York Times, joins Hari Sreenivasan for more. Read more >

U.S. Mayors and NPNA Partners Urge USCIS to Reduce "Second Wall" of Citizenship Application Backlogs


Nearly 50 U.S. mayors and county executives delivered a letter to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Lee Francis Cissna today demanding that the agency reduce the backlog of over 753,000 pending citizenship applications and cut processing time down to six months
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Grannies Respond - Abuelas responden

From Grannies Respond, traveling to the border: Grannies Respond started off as a small group of people in Beacon, NY, who wanted to "go down to the border and just do something" after all the terrible news of children being torn from their families and thrown in cages. Read more >

Government: 463 Migrant Parents May Have Been Deported Without Their Children

The Trump administration said in a court filing Monday that 463 parents of migrant children are no longer present in the United States, indicating that the number of mothers and fathers potentially deported without their children during the “zero toler Read more >

Border Patrol's Efforts to Inform the Public About Trump's Wall Are 'Careless' and 'Inadequate,' Advocates Say

Environmental and human rights groups say the agency should send notices in Spanish and hold at least three public forums in the Rio Grande Valley.

More than 40 conservation and human rights groups are calling for increased public parti Read more >

Cleaning Toilets, Following Rules: A Migrant Child’s Days in Detention

Do not misbehave. Do not sit on the floor. Do not share your food. Do not use nicknames. Also, it is best not to cry. Doing so might hurt your case. Read more >

U.N. Agrees on Migration Pact, but U.S. Is Conspicuously Absent

The United Nations on Friday completed an agreement on improved ways to handle the global flow of migrants — a pact particularly notable because it was boycotted by a huge and influential member, the United St Read more >