A Reminder of the Living Nightmare That Is Trump's Family Separation Policy

On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, ahead of the crucial midterm elections, John Oliver focused on Trump’s brutal family separation policy—how it happened (“incompetently and cruelly”), and why (racism!). The rage-inducing segment is important viewing to understand the details of the policy and how America got there.

'In That Fear You Find Your Courage': Organizing for Immigrant Rights and Redefining 'Sanctuary' in New York City

The Trump administration’s so-called “zero tolerance” immigration policy has led to a sharp increase in immigrant arrests at the border and a truly staggering level of human suffering. But the threat posed to immigrants by this administration is not limited to the border: in New York City, despite its status as a…

Trump Reportedly Considering Travel Ban-Style Proposal to Block Asylum-Seekers at U.S.-Mexico Border 

As the Trump administration gears up to send 800 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, Donald Trump is reportedly considering imposing a ban on asylum-seekers. The proposed executive action would be similar to the anti-Muslim travel-ban, which was blocked by federal courts until the Supreme Court upheld a watered down,…

Trump Is Reportedly Sending the Military to Stop Desperate People From Seeking Asylum

Hours after Donald Trump called the caravan of people traveling together from Central America to the United States a “National Emergency,” and days after calling the asylum-seekers an “assault on our country,” CNN is reporting that the administration is planning to send up 800 troops to the Mexican border.

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…

Your Regular Reminder That the Trump Administration is Still Treating Immigrant Families Like Shit

Of all the cruelties inflicted by the Trump administration, the breathtaking inhumanity with which our nation’s top officials treat migrant children continues to shock. We are now holding children and teenagers in tent camps in the remote Texas desert; almost 13,000 migrant youth are currently in federal custody, the…

Just as Border Patrol Agent Is Charged With Killing 4 Women, ICE Official Is Charged With Felony Sodomy and Incest

Less than a day after news broke that a Border Patrol agent has been apprehended and charged with murdering four women in Laredo, Texas, news has broken that an Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer was apprehended and charged with ten felony counts of sodomy and one of incest in Medford, Oregon. Officials have…

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