immigration

immigration

28 Women Have Miscarried in ICE Custody in the Last Two Years

After a Honduran woman's stillbirth last month, ICE officials report that 28 women in the agency's custody have had miscarriages in the fiscal years 2017 and 2018.
Marie Solis
3.5.19
ice

ICE Says Detained Woman's Stillbirth 'Not Considered an In-Custody Death'

A 24-year-old Honduran woman in ICE custody went into premature labor last week, delivering a baby doctors pronounced dead moments later.
Marie Solis
2.26.19
Power

Number of Trans People in ICE Custody Is Almost Double the 2018 Average

At the end of the 2018 fiscal year, ICE had 68 transgender people in custody. Today they have 111.
Diana Tourjée
2.11.19
immigration

Kirstjen Nielsen Blames Children's Deaths in US Custody on Their Refugee Parents

After a second child died on Customs and Border Protection's watch this month, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen doubled down on previous statements casting blame on asylum-seeking parents.
Marie Solis
12.27.18
immigration

Domestic Abuse Victims in the Migrant Caravan Are Stranded at the US Border

The Trump administration will not allow refugees to claim asylum on the basis of domestic violence. That leaves women like Mirna Yolanda Contreras in limbo.
Andalusia Knoll Soloff
12.5.18
asylum seekers

Border Patrol Agent Calls Woman Who Impaled Herself on Border Fence 'Very Foolish'

A young mother reportedly impaled herself trying to scale the border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry on Sunday.
Marie Solis
11.27.18
midterms

Why It Matters That First-Generation American Women Won Office

“We are an inspiration to our communities, but more importantly, we are the only people we can trust to fight on behalf of our communities.”
Kimberly Lawson
11.7.18
immigration

Trump Threatens to Take Away Citizenship Rights for Babies Born in the US

President Donald Trump argued for his proposed executive order with a lie about the United States being the only country in the world that guarantees birthright citizenship.
Marie Solis
10.30.18
immigration

This Group of Women Ended ICE Detention in Atlanta

“It was driven by a such a diverse group of women … committed to justice and human rights. When it comes to moral issues, women are quite frankly so much more courageous than men.”
Kimberly Lawson
9.14.18
immigration

Mollie Tibbetts' Family Members Speak Out Against Trump's Politicization of Her Death

When authorities charged an undocumented man with Mollie Tibbetts' murder, the Trump administration used it as an opportunity to push its anti-immigrant agenda.
Marie Solis
8.23.18
Abortion Rights

Anti-Choice Trump Official Once Paid for His Sexual Partner's Abortion

Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement Scott Lloyd has tried to block multiple immigrant minors from getting abortions, but a new report says he once took a woman he slept with to get one.
Marie Solis
8.22.18
immigration

Man Arrested for Sexually Abusing 14-Year-Old Girl in Immigrant Detention Center

Fernando Magaz Negrete is being held on bond after allegedly kissing and touching an immigrant teen at a detention facility in Phoenix.
Marie Solis
8.2.18
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