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Immigration

  1. ACLU Sues Sessions Over Ending Asylum for Victims of Domestic and Gang ViolenceAfter a previous suit resulted in an order to reunite migrant families, the ACLU is taking aim at the Trump administration’s new limits on asylum.
  2. Poll: Support for Trump and His Immigration Policy Are Nearly IdenticalTo a remarkable extent, support for Trump tracks support for his handling of immigration across all sorts of demographic lines.
  3. Only Racism Can Explain America’s Counterterrorism PoliciesThe hypothetical threat of migrant terrorists justifies mass deportation. The actual threat of white nationalist militias requires no policy response.
  4. Trump Administration Attacking Legal Immigrants NextThere’s a new plan to harass immigrants who have used Obamacare or food stamps. So much for the excuse that it’s just about law enforcement.
  5. Federal Judge Orders Trump Administration to Restart DACA in FullThe administration may be forced to resume accepting new DACA applications by the end of the month.
  6. immigration
    ICE Reportedly Detaining a 32-Week Pregnant Woman, Despite Her Worrying SymptomsAdvocates say she’s experiencing abdominal pain and serious vaginal bleeding.
  7. family separation policy
    Ivanka Trump Bravely Criticizes Family-Separation Policy 6 Weeks After It Ends“That was a low point for me as well.”
  8. Francis’s Anti–Death Penalty Statement Raises Questions for U.S. ConservativesThe Pontiff officially puts the church at odds with Donald Trump and his party, along with some traditionalist Catholics on the Supreme Court.
  9. immigration
    Detention-Center Worker Accused of Molesting a 14-Year-Old Migrant GirlSurveillance video shows the man entering the 14-year-old girl’s bedroom multiple times in a single night.
  10. Trumpists Seem Ready to Erase Jeff Sessions From Movement HistoryThe cold war between the president and the attorney general is now extending to denials that Session ever contributed anything.
  11. detention centers
    A Child Reportedly Died ‘Soon After’ Being Released From ICE CustodyBut ICE says they don’t have enough information to investigate the claim.
  12. Trump Mulls Slashing Refugee Admissions by 40 PercentAmid a global-migration crisis, the world’s wealthiest country is poised to cut refugee admissions to historic lows.
  13. immigration
    Hundreds of Detained Migrant Dads to Go on Hunger Strike Over Unjust Conditions“We are incarcerated in here and there’s not much we can do.”
  14. family separation policy
    ICE Official Has a Pretty Twisted Idea of What Summer Camp Is LikeHe said immigrant detention centers, where children sleep in cages, have basketball courts, exercise classes, and soccer fields.
  15. immigration
    After Weeks in Detention, Migrant Kids Play by Pretending to Handcuff Each OtherParents say that detention left such an impression on their children that they now play by pretending to be immigration officers.
  16. immigration
    Trump Admin Ordered to Stop Injecting Migrant Children With Psychotropic Drugs“Two staff members pinned down the girl … and a doctor gave her one or two injections,” one child testified.
  17. President Trump Is Threatening to Shut Down the Government Over ImmigrationPOTUS again rattling his saber over the border wall and legal immigration restrictions just after his allies assured us he’d be “patient.”
  18. Government Ordered to Follow Up on ‘Missing Parents’ of Migrant ChildrenHundreds of parents were deemed “ineligible” for a reunion by last week’s deadline. A judge said that’s not an acceptable conclusion.
  19. immigration
    Why Some Immigrant Parents Aren’t Eligible to Be Reunited With Their ChildrenThe administration claims to have met its court-appointed reunification deadline, but 711 immigrant children remain in government custody.
  20. Andrew Sullivan: Portrait of the President As a Con ManMichael Cohen’s ongoing revelations show Trump for who he is: a world-weary operator in sleaze and outright deception. But the scam is fraying.
  21. immigration
    Surprise: Trump Didn’t Meet the Family Reunification DeadlineThe administration will reunite 1,442 of the 2,551 separated migrant children with their parents by the Thursday deadline.
  22. women stopping planes
    Young Activist Blocks Afghan Man’s Deportation by Refusing to Sit Down on Flight“I am doing what I can to save a person’s life.”
  23. Here’s What Happened to One Immigrant Family After ICE Took DadWhen ICE tried to deport him, he refused to board the plane, leaving behind his wife and four U.S.-born sons.
  24. immigration
    Pizzeria Employee Held by ICE Freed After Nearly Two MonthsPablo Villavicencio will be allowed to secure valid immigration status.
  25. Who Will Win Georgia’s Insane GOP Gubernatorial Runoff?Democrats are hoping the wild GOP contest will help their candidate Stacey Abrams.
  26. 500,000 Undocumented New Yorkers Are Living in a City of Fear20,000 of the city’s immigrants have been identified for deportation since Trump took office. The rest worry they’ll be next.
  27. House GOP Passes ‘ICE Is Nice’ ResolutionHaving failed to get House Democrats to vote on a progressive “abolish ICE” bill, House GOP settles for an empty messaging resolution.
  28. power
    Border Patrol Accused of Giving Children Rotten Food and Undrinkable WaterChildren also reported being kicked and forced to strip naked.
  29. Trump Administration Lays Out Plan to Reunite 2,500 Migrant Children in 10 DaysAfter the government complained that speedier reunions pose a safety risk, a federal judge said that’s “nothing but cover for HHS.”
  30. House Democrats Refuse to Take Bait on ‘Abolish ICE’ Vote Arranged by GOPRepublicans want to distract attention from their own immigration disagreements and burn a straw man, but House Democrats aren’t cooperating.
  31. Patricia Okoumou and the Dual Threat to Black ImmigrantsHer Statue of Liberty protest reminded the country that corrosive immigration laws have an effect on black communities, too.
  32. family separation policy
    Only 57 Immigrant Kids Under the Age of 5 Have Been Reunited with Their FamiliesHere’s what we know about what will happen next.
  33. family separation policy
    In Painful Reunions, Immigrant Mothers Say Their Children Don’t Recognize Them“He didn’t recognize me. My joy turned temporarily to sadness.”
  34. reading the signs
    The Thai Cave Rescue Cannot Save Us From National ShameAs the world celebrates the soccer team’s freedom, countless other children are still trapped by the U.S. government.
  35. zero-tolerance policy
    Trump Administration May Have Separated Family of U.S. Citizens for Up to a YearOfficials revealed the information during a Tuesday court hearing.
  36. Trump Reverts to ‘Catch and Release’ for Migrant Families – Maybe Not for LongReunited migrant families are being released into the U.S. with ankle monitors, but the White House is still working to make mass detentions possible.
  37. power
    Government Told Immigrants to Pay for DNA Tests to Reunite With Kids: ReportThe government has been using the tests to reunite separated immigrant families.
  38. Report: Team Trump Planning on Surge in Detention of Immigrant MinorsOn the surface the administration is curtailing family separations and kids in cages. But the bureaucrats are planning on more of both.
  39. Government Won’t Reunite All Under-5 Children With Parents Before DeadlineBut the federal judge who set the deadline is unlikely to impose any punishment.
  40. power
    Customs Agent Hassled Mother and Daughter for Having Different Last NamesA woman from Texas says an officer told her, “Maybe you should have taken your husband’s last name so you could prove you were her mom.”
  41. immigration
    The Lasting Trauma of Family DetentionTwo immigrant mothers detail their experience being detained alongside their kids.
  42. gallery
    This Art Show Explores Motherhood, Supports Immigrant FamiliesThe pieces will be on view for one night only.
  43. Justice Department Asks for More Time to Reunite Migrant FamiliesThe Trump administration didn’t keep track of how many families it separated. Now, it wants more time to figure that out.
  44. U.S. Army Is Discharging Immigrants Who Were Promised CitizenshipAt least 40 recruits and reservists have been quietly booted with little explanation, and now their immigration status could be at risk.
  45. politics
    DNA Tests Are Being Used to Reunite Separated Migrant FamiliesThe practice is raising concerns among those worried about what the government will do with the results.
  46. DNA Tests Are Being Used to Reunite Separated Migrant FamiliesThe practice is raising concerns among those worried about what the government will do with the results.
  47. Trump Renews Call for Deporting Refugees Without Due Process“Tell the people ‘OUT,’ and they must leave, just as they would if they were standing on your front lawn,” the president tweeted.
  48. protests
    A Woman Climbed the Statue of Liberty to Protest Trump’s Immigration PoliciesShe was arrested on the Fourth of July after a three-hour standoff with police.
  49. Woman Climbs Statue of Liberty to Protest Family Separations, Island Shut DownThousands of tourists were cleared from the monument on July 4. After a three-hour standoff, the NYPD helped the woman down and arrested her.
  50. delete
    Amber Heard Slammed for Offensive Tweet About ICE CheckpointsShe deleted it, but hasn’t apologized.
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