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Undocumented Immigrants

  1. 2020 census
    Congressional Democrats Need to Stop the Census Power GrabThe Trump administration claims there isn’t enough time to count everybody. Democrats should insist that Congress give it to them.
  2. immigration
    The Trump-Loving Town and Its Favorite Undocumented ImmigrantThe citizens of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, embraced Alex Garcia — and now they want him back from the church basement where he’s been hiding.
  3. immigration
    ICE Arrests of Undocumented Immigrants Without Criminal Records TripleThrough targeted sweeps and “collateral arrests,” ICE is beginning to terrorize immigrant communities.
  4. immigration
    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.
  5. The Navy Is Planning Tent Cities for Undocumented ImmigrantsThe administration’s “zero tolerance” policy has spawned plans for military facilities to house tens of thousands of detained immigrants.
  6. We’re Getting a Taste of the Backlash Mass Deportation Would CreateKids in cages at the border have aroused the conscience of the country and put the GOP in a bind. Mass deportation of the undocumented would be worse.
  7. immigration
    Separating Families at the Border Was Always Part of the PlanTrump and administration officials like Stephen Miller view the detention of immigrant children as a long-awaited victory.
  8. John Kelly: Undocumented ‘Don’t Have the Skills’ to Assimilate Into U.S“They’re overwhelmingly rural people. In the countries they come from, fourth-, fifth-, sixth-grade educations are kind of the norm.”
  9. Ravi Ragbir Doesn’t Want to Be a SymbolThe immigration-rights activist faces his own deportation. His case will be front and center at Trump’s first State of the Union address.
  10. Undocumented Teen’s Abortion Is a Constitutional Hellhole for TrumpThe rights and lives of undocumented immigrants only seem to matter to the Trump administration when a teenage girl wants an abortion.
  11. Judge Orders Trump Administration to Let Undocumented Teen Obtain an AbortionThe judge reminded Team Trump that abortion is protected by constitutional law.
  12. Deportations Down in 2017 Despite More Immigration ArrestsAnd way down from a few years ago.
  13. Report: Motel 6 Is Helping ICE Arrest Undocumented Guests in Arizona“We send a report every morning to ICE — all the names of everybody that comes in,” a front-desk clerk said.
  14. the law
    Trump’s Cowardly Dodge on DACAThe president has again demonstrated that the rule of law is a nonconcern for his administration.
  15. Sessions Calls for Prosecution of Those Who ‘Harbor’ Undocumented ‘Aliens’“It is here, on this sliver of land, where we first take our stand against this filth,” read the prepared remarks for Sessions’s border speech.
  16. February Saw Big Drops in Illegal Border CrossingsA decrease of about 40 percent from January, and “coyotes” have more than doubled their fees since November.
  17. immigration
    ICE Arrests Domestic-Violence Victim at Texas CourthouseShe was obtaining a protective order against her alleged abuser, who reportedly let ICE know she would be there.
  18. undocumented immigrants
    Hundreds Arrested During Nationwide Surge of Immigration RaidsActivists are worried that Trump’s widespread crackdown is now underway, but the government insists the raids are just business as usual.
  19. Trump Blames Undocumented Immigrants for Gang Violence in ChicagoApparently, we don’t need to fight poverty or restrict gun sales to reduce urban homicides — we just need to cut funding to sanctuary cities!
  20. SCOTUS to Look at Obama’s Immigration OrderThe Court will hear a challenge to President Obama’s executive actions on undocumented immigrants.
  21. evolving on the issue
    Hillary Clinton Promises to Stop Saying ‘Illegal Immigrant’“That was a poor choice of words.”
  22. firsts
    César Vargas Just Became New York’s First Undocumented LawyerA case that will certainly give legal scholars something to talk about.