I Said Goodbye To My Grandfather When My Family Left Peru — But This Blanket Keeps Him Close To Me
When I was born, my grandfather gave me an alpaca blanket to keep de por vida. Nearly 40 years later, it’s one of the only things connecting me to the man who was, in many ways, my first father.
The Trump Administration Can’t Block Undocumented Teens From Getting Abortions, A Federal Appeals Court Ruled
“We cannot accept the suggestion that minors in ORR custody should be compelled to carry pregnancies to term against their wishes ... so that others will be deterred from desiring to come here.”
Far-Right Figures Are Claiming Immigrants Are Bringing Ebola To The US. Officials Say That's "Patently False."
"Any rumors that they are bringing Ebola or are at risk of Ebola are patently false," a Texas city official said.
A “Listless” 1-Month-Old Girl And Her Teenage Mother Were Discovered In Border Patrol Detention
Attorneys, who were shocked by their discovery inside a Texas detention facility, said the prematurely born baby was lethargic, cold, and not eating.
For The First Time, Mexicans Are Not The Majority Of Undocumented Immigrants In The US
Mexicans now make up 47% of undocumented immigrants, the first time they have not been a majority since 1965.
The Trump Administration Admits It's Denying Housing Loans To DACA Recipients
Secretary Ben Carson denied in congressional testimony earlier this year that the Department of Housing and Urban Development was denying federally backed loans to certain immigrants.
The Trump Administration Is Quietly Denying Federal Housing Loans To DACA Recipients
The Department of Housing and Urban Development hasn’t announced a formal policy denying FHA loans for DACA recipients, but lenders tell BuzzFeed News that’s the guidance they’re getting from officials.
The GoFundMe Border Wall Blocked Access To A Monument. It's Been Ordered To Keep A Gate Open Indefinitely.
"They think they can build now and ask questions later, and that's not how it works," a water agency spokesperson said.
Opinion: The Child Separation Horror Is Made Worse By How Little We Know
The government is both unable and unwilling to tell us what is really happening. But here's one way we can shine light on our nation's darkest places.
Medical Care For Immigrants Is Only Getting Worse At An ICE Detention Center, Advocates Say
“I cannot take the pain any longer,” a 42-year-old immigrant detainee said.
The GoFundMe Border Wall Is Finished. It’s Not Stopping Migrants From Coming In.
“Regardless of what they build, they’re still coming in,” one resident said. “This is just political crap.”
Opinion: I Was Arrested At The Mexican Border Because The War On Immigrants Is Also Targeting Their Allies
The constitutional rights of US citizens are being stripped away in service of the president’s anti-immigrant fearmongering.
Trump’s New Immigration Services Chief Took A Hard Line On Immigrants’ Children
“We will continue to work to stem the crisis at our southwest border," Ken Cuccinelli said in an email to staff.
Trump Backed Off His Threat To Impose Tariffs On Mexico After An Immigration Deal Was Reached
As part of the deal, the US said it would expand its “Remain in Mexico” policy to the entire southern border and agreed to speed up hearings for asylum claims.
A Texas Teacher Was Fired After Asking Trump Via Twitter To "Remove The Illegals" From Her School
Fort Worth teacher Georgia Clark admitted writing the tweets to Trump, but said she thought the posts were private.
The Trump Administration Is Canceling English Classes, Soccer, And Legal Aid For Unaccompanied Immigrant Children
Officials are scaling back or shutting down activities for unaccompanied immigrant children "that are not directly necessary for the protection of life and safety."
California’s Early 2020 Primary Is Pushing Presidential Candidates To Talk To Latino Voters
“Moving the primary up early to March is forcing candidates, as it should be, to not just engage the very elite and wealthy of California but everyday working families.”
Pete Buttigieg’s Struggle To Win Over Latinos Could Limit His Rise In California
The Democratic presidential candidate is raising a lot of money on the West Coast but missing opportunities to connect with voters of color. “I look at the white privilege part,” one Latino activist said.
A Second Immigrant Has Died In US Custody Shortly After Crossing The Border
A 40-year-old Honduran woman is the second person to die shortly after crossing the border in recent days.
A Transgender Woman Died After Being Held For Weeks In ICE Custody
The 25-year-old died Saturday at a hospital after complaining about chest pain.
Her Parents Are Undocumented. She Can’t Wait To Vote.
Democrats will need people like 18-year-old Lupita Sanchez — young, engaged, and who feel like their own futures are at stake — to turn out in high numbers in the 2020 election.
Immigrants In El Paso Were Held In Dangerously Overcrowded, Standing Room–Only Cells
Immigrants also had limited access to showers and clean clothing, with some wearing soiled clothing for days or weeks, inspectors found.
Trump Plans To Make It Harder For Many Unaccompanied Immigrant Children To Apply For Asylum
Earlier this year, officials said they were on track to house a record number of unaccompanied children in shelters scattered across the US.
Trump Said He Will Impose A 5% Tariff On Mexico Until It Does More To Stop Immigrants From Reaching The US Border
“We really do not want to do this, but we have to in order to protect the country.”
The GoFundMe Wall Project Isn't Being Built On The "Most Important Mile" Of Borderland, Despite Claims, Officials Say
US officials said they've already prioritized construction on areas that "will most impact border security operations."
They Live Here Legally, But The Trump Administration Won’t Give Them Housing Loans
The government is denying federal housing loans to young immigrants with DACA status, even after Ben Carson said it wasn’t happening.
Trump Is Considering Denying Asylum To Immigrants Who Travel Through A Third Country
The proposal could be a major escalation in the administration’s attempts to deter asylum-seekers from coming to the US.
Beto O’Rourke Wants To Change How The US Treats Immigrants
O’Rourke is proposing to overhaul immigration as president through a mixture of new laws and executive orders.
The Director Of US Citizenship And Immigration Services Is Resigning As Trump Continues His Purge
L. Francis Cissna’s departure is the latest high-profile shake-up at the Department of Homeland Security in recent weeks.
The ACLU Has Filed A $100 Million Claim Against The US Over The Fatal Border Patrol Shooting Of A Guatemalan Woman
Claudia Patricia Gómez, 20, was shot in the head after her group was confronted by a Border Patrol agent in Texas.