Immigration

Parents who were separated from their children at the U.S.-Mexican border last year are launching a legal fight against the Trump administration.

from Greater LA

The Trump administration’s new asylum rule ends asylum at the southern border. The ACLU has promised to sue as soon as it goes into effect today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Vice President Mike Pence recently visited a Border Patrol detention facility in Texas, where dozens of migrants were crammed into tight quarters. The visit raised questions about U.S.

Culture of crime and corruption within Customs and Border Protection

Vice President Mike Pence recently visited a Border Patrol detention facility in Texas, where dozens of migrants were crammed into tight quarters. The visit raised questions about U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Trump administration published a rule today that would bar asylum claims from anyone who passed through another country on the way to the US-Mexico border.

Trump wants to end asylum claims for most Central American migrants

The Trump administration published a rule today that would bar asylum claims from anyone who passed through another country on the way to the US-Mexico border.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump had promised huge sweeps of undocumented immigrants over the weekend. But reports say U.S.

Deportation policies under Trump v. past presidents

President Trump had promised huge sweeps of undocumented immigrants over the weekend. But reports say U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Immigrants who want to seek asylum at the U.S. southern border must first apply for refugee status in another country, according to a new rule that is set to take effect Tuesday.

Trump administration implementing '3rd Country' rule on migrants seeking asylum

Immigrants who want to seek asylum at the U.S. southern border must first apply for refugee status in another country, according to a new rule that is set to take effect Tuesday.

from NPR

This weekend, the Trump administration is expected to round up thousands of undocumented immigrants in at least 10 major cities, including LA.

How LA is preparing for ICE raids this weekend

This weekend, the Trump administration is expected to round up thousands of undocumented immigrants in at least 10 major cities, including LA.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More than a dozen democratic lawmakers visited detention centers in Clint and El Paso, Texas on Monday.

Democrats meet migrants held in border patrol detention centers

More than a dozen democratic lawmakers visited detention centers in Clint and El Paso, Texas on Monday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Customs and Border Protection says it’s opened an investigation into a secret Facebook group filled with racist and sexist posts from current and former border agents.

Secret Facebook page contains vile images and messages targeted at Border Patrol

Customs and Border Protection says it’s opened an investigation into a secret Facebook group filled with racist and sexist posts from current and former border agents.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Supreme Court justices are setting the stage for a more contentious term when they regroup this fall.

Supreme Court will decide if Trump's decision to end DACA will stick

The Supreme Court justices are setting the stage for a more contentious term when they regroup this fall.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The high court agrees to review the Trump administration's elimination of a program designed to help children brought to the country illegally.

Supreme Court takes up DACA appeal

The high court agrees to review the Trump administration's elimination of a program designed to help children brought to the country illegally.

from NPR

Democrats and Republicans are split on Trump’s immigration policies.  Republicans, including Evangelical Christians, are supportive.

Will Republican and Evangelical support for Trump’s immigration policies change?

Democrats and Republicans are split on Trump’s immigration policies.  Republicans, including Evangelical Christians, are supportive.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez was trying to bring his 23-month-old daughter, Angie Valeria, to safety and a new life in the U.S.

A father and daughter, drowned at the border, put attention on immigration

Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez was trying to bring his 23-month-old daughter, Angie Valeria, to safety and a new life in the U.S.

from NPR

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar says his department is about to run out of money to house migrant children. The House is voting today on appropriating that money.

The Head of Customs and Border Protection resigns as outrage mounts over the treatment of detained migrant children

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar says his department is about to run out of money to house migrant children. The House is voting today on appropriating that money.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Congress is set to vote on a bill today that would deliver more than $4 billion in emergency aid to help address the crisis at the border.

Democratic Congressman Gil Cisneros on why he supports a bill that would help address the crisis at the border

Congress is set to vote on a bill today that would deliver more than $4 billion in emergency aid to help address the crisis at the border.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

John Sanders is expected to make his resignation effective July 5, two officials said. The move comes after hundreds of children were removed from a facility without adequate food and sanitation.

Acting head of Customs and Border Protection plans to step down

John Sanders is expected to make his resignation effective July 5, two officials said. The move comes after hundreds of children were removed from a facility without adequate food and sanitation.

from NPR

President Trump announced he was postponing a nationwide immigration sweep set to begin on Sunday, targeting thousands of migrants.

Trump border policies are ‘psychological torture’

President Trump announced he was postponing a nationwide immigration sweep set to begin on Sunday, targeting thousands of migrants.

from Greater LA

Kids are taking care of babies who don’t have diapers and are covered in mucus. There are no showers or toothbrushes. Children are sleeping on cement floors.

Migrant detention center: No toothbrushes or showers, kids sleeping on cement floors

Kids are taking care of babies who don’t have diapers and are covered in mucus. There are no showers or toothbrushes. Children are sleeping on cement floors.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In a viral    video    from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, a Department of Justice attorney argued that it is “safe and sanitary” to detain migrant children without soap,…

The government’s rationale for denying basic sanitary products to migrant kids

In a viral video from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, a Department of Justice attorney argued that it is “safe and sanitary” to detain migrant children without soap,…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Mexican-American Journalist Leon Krauze responds to Trump's renewed plans for mass deportations, and describes the long-term impact of Trump's threats on Mexico

What English-Language Media Misses about Trump's Immigration Policy

Mexican-American Journalist Leon Krauze responds to Trump's renewed plans for mass deportations, and describes the long-term impact of Trump's threats on Mexico

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