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
Goodwin Procter, Apr. 29, 2019
"Today, Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan, Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins, the Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS), and the Chelsea Collaborative filed a groundbreaking lawsuit...
TRAC, Apr. 23, 2019
"... It appears that the government itself does not actually know what happens to those it arrests at the border. It admits it lacks the ability to reliably follow cases when they pass from one agency of DHS to another - such...
Betsy Woodruff, Daily Beast, Apr. 15, 2019
"Under President Donald Trump, ICE—the law enforcement agency that arrests and deports undocumented immigrants—has quietly grown closer to at least one of America’s intelligence agencies...
Martin Garbus, The Nation, Mar. 26, 2019
"The detention center in Dilley is run by CoreCivic, a company that contributed $250,000 to President Trump’s inauguration. Another owner of detention centers, GEO, gave $225,000 to a Trump PAC prior...
Tina Vasquez, Rewire.News, Mar. 25, 2019
"Documents obtained by Rewire.News through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request show that immigration enforcement officials reached out to the federal agency tasked with naturalizations and immigration...
Tom Jones, Mari Payton and Bill Feather, NBC San Diego, Mar, 6, 2019
"Documents obtained by NBC 7 Investigates show the U.S. government created a secret database of activists, journalists, and social media influencers tied to the migrant caravan...