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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 >

Federal Judge in California Issues Injunction Halting Government From Separating Families

Trump Aides Plan Fresh Immigration Crackdowns Before Midterms

Top aides to President Donald Trump are planning additional crackdowns on immigration before the November midterms, despite a growing backlash over the administration’s move to separate migrant children from parents at the border. Read more >

Trump’s DOJ Contradicts His Claim That Democrats Are to Blame for Family Separation

(June 15) Donald Trump is eager to blame someone else for his administration’s  Read more >

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 >

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