Government Fails to Notify Domestic Violence Victim of Immigration Hearing, Threatens to Deport Her for Not Appearing in Court

In the New Yorker, Dave Eggers writes about the case of Abbie Arevalo-Herrera, a Honduran woman who fled an abusive husband with her oldest daughter and sought asylum in the United States. Under previous administrations, Arevalo-Herrera would have been able to claim asylum and even become a greencard holder. But due…

Federal Agencies and Shelters Were Totally Blindsided by Trump's Cruel 'Zero Tolerance' Policy 

The White House didn’t give federal agencies a heads up regarding its so-called “zero tolerance” policy, which meant prosecuting all immigrants crossing the border without documentation and resulted in the government forcibly separating thousands of kids from their parents, detaining them in abysmal conditions, and…

This Is What It's Like Trying to Find Work As a DACA Recipient Right Now 

Donald Trump’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals—a decision he seems to have forgotten about—has upended the lives of thousands of undocumented immigrants who have permits to work and study in the United States thanks to the Obama-era policy. Among the many devastating effects of the chaos created…

Hundreds of People Flooded a New York City Airport to Show Love to Migrant Kids

Immigration activists flooded the terminals of New York’s LaGuardia airport Wednesday night in order to greet the arriving flights of children separated from their families at the United States-Mexico border. Despite President Trump signing a self-congratulatory executive order “ending” his administration’s family…

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