The Trump Administration Had a 5-Year-Old Sign Away Her Right to Be Reunited With Her Family 

There is seemingly no end to the trauma migrant families are enduring as a result of the Trump administration’s family separation policy: The New Yorker reports that a five-year-old Honduran girl named Helen was separated from her family, detained, and then, before a bond hearing (established by an agreement known as…

Migrant Parents Are Refusing Reunification With Their Children in a Devastating Attempt to Keep Them Safe 

The fight for justice for immigrant families in detention has taken another heartbreaking turn: According to the American Civil Liberties Union, migrant parents forcibly separated from their children by the the Trump administration are so scared about conditions in their home countries that, in an effort to help their…

'Selena for Sanctuary' Concert Series Has Raised Over $10K in Legal Fees for Immigrant Rights 

DAMROSCH PARK, NEW YORK — Dancing tias and teens commandeer the aisles before the performers even enter stage left. Beer, sweat, and laughter permeate the air like the holy trinity of every good fiesta. The message, for once, is not to assimilate, but to celebrate and relish in the Latinx community’s roots. The Selena…

Lawsuit Alleges ICE Is Pressuring Migrant Parents to Drop Their Children's Immigration Cases to Speed Up Deportation 

After subjecting migrant families to months of forced separation and reuniting parents and their children only under extreme pressure from the American public and a federal judge’s court order, Immigration and Customs Enforcement is now trying to coerce newly reunited families to leave the country, according to new…

Kirstjen Nielsen Would Like Us to Know She Is Not a Racist and Doesn't Believe in Separating Families

On Wednesday, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen met with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and had some things to say about the family separation crisis. During that meeting, according to Representative Joaquin Castro from Texas, she defended herself and the Trump administration,…

The Trump Administration May Keep Hundreds of Migrant Families Forcibly Separated Indefinitely 

Less than a week out from the Trump administration’s court-ordered deadline to reunify all families separated at the border, more than 2,000 migrant children are still being detained and kept away from their families. Even more disturbing, government officials are now saying that potentially hundreds of the remaining…

'He Didn’t Recognize Me': Migrant Parents Are Slowly Being Reunited With Their Deeply Traumatized Children 

The Trump administration has failed to meet a court-ordered deadline to reunify dozens of migrant children under the age of five with their families, which is no surprise since this entire cruel enterprise has been reckless from the start. And as Politico reports, U.S. District Court Judge Dana Sabraw is losing…

Trump Administration Plans to Pay for Costs of Imprisoning Migrant Children by Stealing From HIV/AIDS Program

Internal documents obtained by Slate show that the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is not only preparing for a potential surge in the number of child migrants forcibly separated from their parents—the agency plans to pay for the additional cost by siphoning money away from a critical HIV/AIDS treatment program.