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James Goodman

James Goodman is a freelance writer based in Rochester, New York.

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Arizona State University

He offered food, water, and clothing to migrants on a deadly stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border. Now he’s facing twenty years in prison. Humanitarian groups fear the situation will only get worse. Read more

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Gladi Aguilar

Asylum seekers at official ports of entry on the U.S.-Mexico border are running into countless obstacles and rejections, part of a “horrendous and blatantly illegal” effort to discourage those seeking safe haven. Read more

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Many migrants with Temporary Protected Status have called the U.S. home for over a decade. Some have joined a twelve-week, cross-country “Journey for Justice” tour to let people know why they want to stay. Read more

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Rita Gaither

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has revoked Abigail Hernandez’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status, paving the way for deportation to Mexico. “She would be taken advantage of. She would not survive,” her teacher says. Read more

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Trump’s assault on the immigration courts. Read more

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James Goodman

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

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Arely Tomas is living on the edge, never knowing what a knock on her door brings, or if her routine check-ins at an ICE office will result in a one-way deportation ticket. The work of immigration rights activists has never been more important. Read more

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James Goodman

Reyes-Herrera was a passenger in a vehicle pulled over in a traffic stop last June. That was the beginning of the end. Read more

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Jesse Lenz

Saikou Touray learned the hard way how tough it is for people from other countries fleeing danger in the age of Donald Trump. Read more

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