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George Ciccariello-Maher explains how Occupy ICE has heightened contradictions between the proclamations of "sanctuary" by elected officials and their actually existing policies of repressing protest. more

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Thousands of children have yet to be reunited with their families. Meet one of them. more

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The underlying cause of the violence they are escaping is a trail of blood and culpability that can be traced right back to the United States. more

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When it comes to family separation, no one knows better than migrant domestic workers the myriad ways U.S. immigration policy has kept people from their loved ones. more

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A human rights activist gives an eyewitness account of sordid conditions in the border detention centers––conditions that persist despite the President's recent policy reversal. more

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The levity with which Trump and crew enact policy measures has far-reaching ramifications for families who are seeking asylum. more

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Nothing about Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ approach is addressing the root cause of migration. more

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But it’s fully in keeping with Trump’s stance toward immigrants. more

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She sought help for domestic violence but, without social support, an immigrant’s search for a better life took a deadly turn. more

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Jeff Abbott

Since 2010, at least ninety-seven people have been killed by U.S. Border Patrol agents, including twenty-year-old Claudia Goméz Gonzalez. more

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Ruth Conniff

Mexican workers sustain the U.S. dairy industry and their hometown in Veracruz. more

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Indian Americans working for Trump are closing their eyes to their compatriots’ distress. more

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Immigration attorney Eve Stotland discusses what the Trump administration is and is not doing to migrant children and their families, and tells us how to fight for fair treatment for migrants and for everyone. more

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In less than two weeks in May, over 650 children trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border were taken from their parents. Being a baby is no excuse for fraternizing with illegal parents! more

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Noha and Saleh, ages 9 and 11, miss their mother’s warm kisses and father’s bear hugs. It is a terrible thing that Trump has done, putting families like these under such distress. more

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Shelter staff can do little if ICE agents arrive with a warrant naming specific people, but they can protect clients from arbitrary sweeps. more

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Nan Palmero

Trump has revoked temporary protection for more than 300,000 immigrants and refugees, and now people are at risk of losing their jobs, families, and lives in the U.S. more

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Undocumented immigrants are being hunted down and kicked out of the country—but Washington remains more than happy to take their taxes. more

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Gabriel Quintero, a member of Voces de la Frontera, spoke to me about the group's goals for the day as well as organizing in the Trump era. more

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The use of the “good immigrant vs. bad immigrant” narrative has led us to this point; we need to do better. more

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