Trump framed the proposal as a threat—but several politicians and rights advocates replied that immigrants would be welcome in those communities.
“These aren’t people. They are animals.” — Donald J. Trump
The Long Simmering Tensions That Led to the Border Shutdown: Understanding the desperation of the people who are fleeing violence and corruption in Central America is an essential part of … Continue reading →
WASHINGTON – In an extraordinary move, twenty-nine families seeking a better life have been ordered released from the South Texas Family Residential Center in the town of Dilley, including Gloria … Continue reading →
The caravan passes by sympathetic Mexicans. Photo by Moises Castillo/AP . As a battered procession of up to 7,000 hungry, thirsty, blistered, desperate Central Americans fleeing violence and poverty continues … Continue reading →
. A quiet look at the lives on the line. First-hand stories from Central American migrants and asylum seekers searching for a better life in the north. This was made … Continue reading →
An Immigrant Father Is Reunited With His Four-Year-Old Daughter After Nearly 10 Months Apart. Caught at the Border On the day last December when Ricardo and his daughter Luna crossed … Continue reading →
The real tragedy of separating children from their parents will come years from now when the kids suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. These past few days, I’ve been feeling a … Continue reading →
Over 22.5 million people have been forced to flee their countries. Last year, less than 200,000 were resettled. It’s a famous story, though perhaps not famous enough. The 1939 voyage … Continue reading →
Kavitha Surana: A Baby Was Separated From Her Uncle at the Border. Three Months Later, Her Mother Is Still Trying to Get Her Back.
The case of Liah Ferrera Amaya shows the extensive vetting immigrant families must submit to in order to retrieve their children from U.S. custody — even if it means putting … Continue reading →
from letters written in Texas by detained, immigrant mothers to their sons and daughters (Los Angeles Times, July 10, 2018) I write you these words. I miss you so … Continue reading →
. With icy horrors still unfolding for thousands of immigrants trapped in an impossible plight – the Reptile-In-Chief’s new edict: Leave with or without your kids – an Indiana church … Continue reading →
Parents held in immigration detention without their kids say the phones barely work and they still don’t know when they will see their children again, almost two weeks after the … Continue reading →
Heartless America’s Latest Nightmare By the time Donald J. Trump threw in the towel, who among us hadn’t seen or heard the chilling videos in which U.S. border officials shamelessly … Continue reading →