Walter Ewing, Immigration Impact, Aug. 28, 2019
"Without so much as a formal announcement, the Trump administration sent letters to families of sick children containing a dire warning: leave the country in 33 days or face deportation and a years...
CREEC, Aug. 19, 2019
"A nationwide class action lawsuit was filed today against the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and others acting in their official capacities. The lawsuit challenges...
Hamed Aleaziz, Buzzfeed News, Aug. 8, 2019
"In total, some 680 suspected undocumented workers were arrested Wednesday after ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations agents swept through seven agricultural plants in the state as part of a criminal...
Susan Greene, Colorado Independent, Aug. 6, 2019
"ICE has a long, yet little-known record of holding detainees in solitary confinement – a term the agency forcefully rejects, preferring “segregation” in “Restricted Housing...
Ben Leonard, Steve Contorno, Tampa Bay Times, July 26, 2019
"Despite Trump’s claims, ICE is arresting way more immigrants without criminal records — especially in Florida. In Florida, arrests of undocumented immigrants without prior...
Obed Manuel, Dallas Morning News, July 22, 2019
"An 18-year-old Dallas-born U.S. citizen has been in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement for more than three weeks, his attorney says.
Aline Barros, VOA, July 11, 2019
"U.S. officials reportedly plan to start immigration raids on Sunday and are expected to target at least 2,000 undocumented people for whom deportation orders have been issued, some as a result of their failure...
Noah Lanard, Mother Jones, July 9, 2019
"When members of Congress reached a bipartisan deal to end the government shutdown in February, they gave Immigration and Customs Enforcement a simple instruction: Stop detaining so many people. Instead,...
TRAC, June 25, 2019
"Much in the news has been the increasing number of immigrants being held in custody. This report profiles those individuals Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has detained. Based on case-by-case records recently obtained...
Kate Sullivan, CNN, June 20, 2019
"A federal judge in Massachusetts on Thursday blocked federal authorities from making civil immigration arrests inside the state's courthouses. US District Judge Indira Talwani issued a preliminary injunction...
AIC, June 19, 2019
"Under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), individuals must receive a determination on requests for information within a maximum of 30 days. However, individuals and attorneys who file FOIAs with the United States Citizenship...
Maria Ines Zamudio, WBEZ, June 7, 2019
"Hundreds of noncitizen veterans were placed in removal proceedings during the past six years despite policies to consider their service in deportation cases and to provide a pathway to citizenship for immigrants...
DHS OIG, June 3, 2019
"Overall, our inspections of four detention facilities revealed violations of ICE’s 2011 Performance-Based National Detention Standards, which set requirements for facilities housing detainees. This report summarizes...
ABA, May 31, 2019
"The American Bar Association is deeply disturbed by reports that hundreds of unaccompanied children seeking refuge in the United States are being held by the U.S. Border Patrol in violation of the law and federal policies.
Two important, related stories:
1. Maryam Saleh, Spencer Woodman, The Intercept, May 20, 2019
2. Hannah Rappleye, Andrew W. Lehren, Spencer Woodman and Vanessa Swales, NBC News, May 20, 2019