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Obama: Kids Stuck in Foster Care Due to Deportation a 'Real Problem'

"In a briefing with Latino journalists last week, President Obama directly acknowledged that his administration’s immigration enforcement practices break up families and exclude parents from decisions about the custody of their children. His comments affirmed the central findings of...

Record deportations split families

"Advocates for immigrants say Obama's promise of humane discretion in immigration cases hasn't slowed the deportation of illegal migrants who have not been convicted of crimes. The American Immigration Lawyers Association, in a Nov. 10 report , said its examination of 252 cases...

Without a Country

"The case of Luis Ernesto Rodriguez exemplifies the struggle many deported parents go through to reunite their families. The U.S. has deported more than 1 million [unauthorized] immigrants since 2008. This is one in a series of occasional stories chronicling the people and the communities affected...

Inside Obama's Family Deportation Mill

"This past summer, the "border kids"— tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras detained after crossing into the United States—became the country's latest immigration crisis. Aid groups mobilized, Congress held hearings , and pleas...