immigration

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
family separation

Moms Are Not Happy with Trump

The overwhelming majority of mothers with children under 18 disapprove of the Trump administration's family separation practices in higher numbers than they did any other issue in a recent poll.
Marie Solis
7.26.18
family separation

The Psychology Behind Why Some Immigrant Kids Struggle with Family Reunification

Young children may push their parents away or become angry with them after a separation, psychologists and medical professionals explain.
Marie Solis
7.12.18
immigration

The Lasting Impact Family Separation Can Have on Parents

Immigrant children who are separated from their parents at the border are at risk of longterm damage to their wellbeing. Medical experts say that parents, too, may see lasting effects to their mental health.
Kimberly Lawson
7.12.18
family separation

Toddlers Appearing Unaccompanied in Immigration Court Is Nothing New

The Trump administration has shed light on a longstanding issue in the American immigration system—migrant children have no right to an attorney.
Marie Solis
7.9.18
family separation

Trump Administration Requests More Time to Reunite Families

In Friday court filings, Department of Justice officials requested an extension on mandatory deadlines to reunify migrant parents and children.
Marie Solis
7.6.18
Abolish ICE

Kirsten Gillibrand Becomes First Sitting Senator to Call to Abolish ICE

"We believe that we should protect families that need our help and that is not what ICE is doing today," said the New York Democrat during an interview with CNN.
Marie Solis
6.29.18