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More than 50 detained in immigration raids at Asian restaurants in Mississippi

[Feb. 23, 2017] The first call came Wednesday morning: Federal agents were raiding a Chinese buffet in the city of Pearl. Before long, word spread across Mississippi immigrant communities that agents were targeting a Hibachi grill in nearby Flowood and a sushi restaurant nearly 100 miles away in Meridian. Read more >

Four hidden policy changes in Trump’s immigration memos

The headlines from President Donald Trump’s new immigration-enforcement memos are clear: in a sharp reversal of Obama-era policy, he wants to expand the number of undocumented immigrants targeted for deportation, hire thousands more immigration agents and restart a controversial program that automatically checked the immigration status of people in local jails. Read more >

DHS memos describe aggressive new immigration, border enforcement policies

(CNN) The Department of Homeland Security is set Read more >

Your Call: Principles for humanitarian immigration policies

(Feb. 15, 2017) We continue our weeklong immigration series by talking about what a fair and humane immigration policy would look like. Read more >

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President Trump weighs mobilizing National Guard for immigration roundups

WASHINGTON --The Trump administration considered a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press. Read more >

Free Download of New World Border Video

As relevant today as it was in 2001 when it was produced, the New World Border video puts migration into perspective. It documents the rise in human rights abuses along the U.S.-Mexico border since the implementation of border blockades, which have been erected in populated areas throughout the border region over the past couple of decades. Read more >

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