More than 1,500 U.S. citizens spent time in immigration detention between 2007 and 2015. In many cases, they were deported.
Betty Rendón was arrested along with her husband; her daughter, who is a DACA recipient; and a cousin who was staying with the family. The arrest was clearly a retaliation by ICE against the congregation which has been actively supporting undocumented workers.
Between 2008 and 2016, the United States deported more than three million people. What happens to those left behind?
. In Austin, Texas, two expectant mothers—one undocumented and one US citizen—must contend with increased ICE raids and mounting hostility towards immigrants under President Trump. Directed by Chelsea Hernandez (co-director) … Continue reading →
Minors from violence-plagued El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala will no longer be permitted to reunite with their parents in the United States. The Trump administration plans to stop accepting refugee … Continue reading →
Trumpian Deportation Fantasies and American Realities In 2006, when I first began researching deportations, George W. Bush was president and quietly building a deportation machine in the Department of Homeland … Continue reading →