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Immigration

  1. immigration
    Pizzeria Employee Held by ICE Freed After Nearly Two MonthsPablo Villavicencio will be allowed to secure valid immigration status.
  2. Who Will Win Georgia’s Insane GOP Gubernatorial Runoff?Democrats are hoping the wild GOP contest will help their candidate Stacey Abrams.
  3. immigration
    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.
  4. 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.
  5. power
    Border Patrol Accused of Giving Children Rotten Food and Undrinkable WaterChildren also reported being kicked and forced to strip naked.
  6. 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.”
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.”
  11. politics
    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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.”
  18. immigration
    The Lasting Trauma of Family DetentionTwo immigrant mothers detail their experience being detained alongside their kids.
  19. gallery
    This Art Show Explores Motherhood, Supports Immigrant FamiliesThe pieces will be on view for one night only.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. delete
    Amber Heard Slammed for Offensive Tweet About ICE CheckpointsShe deleted it, but hasn’t apologized.
  28. New Study: Trump’s Immigration Agenda May Have Hurt Him in 2016New research suggests that Trump’s nativism alienated more white voters than it mobilized in 2016. If true, the GOP could be in trouble this fall.
  29. gang violence
    Despite Hyperaggressive Talk, Trump Doesn’t Have a Comprehensive MS-13 StrategyTrump claims, falsely, that he’s deported “thousands” of MS-13 “animals,” but many experts doubt his actual policies will solve the problem.
  30. Why the GOP Might Face More Humiliation on ImmigrationRepublican attempts to pass a bill were huge failures. But there’s always room to fail again.
  31. Democrats Won’t Win by Getting ‘Tough’ on Illegal ImmigrationThe Democrats’ liability on immigration has less to do with concerns about border security than it does with white fears of demographic change.
  32. fixations
    I Think About This a Lot: This Photo of a Family Arriving at Ellis IslandThere were seven sons and one daughter, and I feared she spent her entire life caring for others.
  33. Is ‘Abolish ICE’ a Winning Midterm Message for Democrats?As Trump demonstrated how he’ll twist the message against Democrats, some on the left backed off, saying the focus should be abolishing Trump.
  34. families belong together march
    Lin-Manuel Miranda Sings Hamilton Lullaby at Families Belong Together Protest“We’re here because there’s parents right now who can’t sing lullabies to their kids,” he told protesters. “This is for those parents.”
  35. immigration
    Trump Administration Claims Right to Detain Migrant Families IndefinitelyThe Justice Department is trying some legal jujitsu to get away with detaining families beyond the court-mandated 20-day limit.
  36. families belong together
    The Most Powerful Scenes From the Families Belong Together ProtestsThousands of people gathered to protest the Trump administration’s brutal zero-tolerance immigration policy.
  37. families belong together
    12-Year-Old Delivers Emotional Speech on Fear of Losing Her Undocumented Mother“I don’t understand why they are being so mean to us children.”
  38. families belong together
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Speaks Out Against Injustice at Immigration Protest“We have to understand that injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
  39. the body politic
    Summer of RageWhite men are the minority in the United States — no wonder they get uncomfortable when their power is challenged.
  40. protests
    Why People are Wearing White to Saturday’s Immigration ProtestsMore than 600 “Families Belong Together” marches are planned across the country.
  41. zero-tolerance policy
    Melania Trump Asks Kids If They’ve ‘Made Friends’ in Immigration FacilityShe visited another facility for immigrant children.
  42. civil disobedience
    Capitol Police Arrest More Than 600 Women Chanting ‘Abolish ICE’According to reports, Representative Jayapal and Susan Sarandon were among those arrested.
  43. hot shot
    Melania Leaves Tasteless Jacket at Home on Second Trip to Detention CenterThe First Lady opted for an uncontroversial look on her second visit to a detention center for immigrant children.
  44. power
    Everything to Know About the National Immigration Separation Protest on June 30On June 30, cities across the country will protest the Trump administration’s zero tolerance immigration policy.
  45. family separation policy
    The Government Is Ordering Toddlers to Appear in Immigration Court AloneUnaccompanied children as young as 3 are being dragged before judges.
  46. House GOP’s Immigration ‘Compromise’ Was a Bigger Flop Than Their Last BillThe more House Republicans negotiate with each other over immigration policy, the less they seem to agree.
  47. Trump’s Immigration Chaos: Incompetence or Deliberate Trolling?Trump aide Stephen Miller’s sloppy policy rollouts could be the result of his inexperience and paranoia, or maybe he just loves taunting liberals.
  48. the body politic
    Cages, ‘Infestations,’ and the Demonization of ImmigrantsA conversation between Rebecca Traister and Ai-jen Poo of the Domestic Workers Alliance.
  49. zero-tolerance policy
    Melania Trump Is Visiting Another Immigrant Detention CenterWill she wear that “I really don’t care” jacket again?
  50. Judge Orders Trump Administration to Reunite Migrant Families Within 30 DaysA federal judge ruled that “placing the burden on the parents to find and request reunification with their children … is backwards.”
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