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Rick Perry to Send National Guard to Stop Child Migrants

Rick Perry to Send National Guard to Stop Child Migrants

by Julianne Hing on July 22 2014, 1:24PM

Political maneuvers afoot.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

The Dream 9, One Year Later

The Dream 9, One Year Later

by Aura Bogado on July 22 2014, 7:00AM

We check in with three of the nine people who made headlines when they reentered the U.S. to ask for asylum.

Topics: Immigration

Hundreds of Sites Set to Protest Child Migrants, Immigration Reform

Hundreds of Sites Set to Protest Child Migrants, Immigration Reform

by Julianne Hing on July 18 2014, 5:50PM

Murrieta-style protests go national.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Immigration Detention Quotas Have Kept Families Apart for 55 Million Nights

Immigration Detention Quotas Have Kept Families Apart for 55 Million Nights

by Julianne Hing on July 16 2014, 5:16PM

Congressional mandates mean the U.S. is required to lock up 34,000 immigrant detainees a day.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Ariz. Congressional Candidate Confuses YMCA Campers for Migrant Children

Ariz. Congressional Candidate Confuses YMCA Campers for Migrant Children

by Aura Bogado on July 16 2014, 1:05PM

Adam Kwasman thinks campers have “fear in the faces.”

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Dispatch from Murrieta, Calif.: Protesting Migrant Children

Dispatch from Murrieta, Calif.: Protesting Migrant Children

by Julianne Hing on July 16 2014, 7:00AM

Murietta, Calif., has made national news because protesters have blocked busloads of undocumented, unaccompanied minors from entering its Border Patrol station. Inside a rapidly changing town on edge.

Topics: Child Migrants, Dispatches, Immigration

Los Angeles Mayor Says City Will Step Up for Migrant Children

Los Angeles Mayor Says City Will Step Up for Migrant Children

by Julianne Hing on July 15 2014, 6:05PM

A different response than what came out of Murrieta, Calif.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

UT Austin's Affirmative Action Safe After Fifth Circuit Affirms Prior Ruling

UT Austin’s Affirmative Action Safe After Fifth Circuit Affirms Prior Ruling

by Julianne Hing on July 15 2014, 5:26PM

Affirmative action supporters can breathe a sigh of relief. For now.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

U.S. Begins Deportations of Central American Migrants

U.S. Begins Deportations of Central American Migrants

by Julianne Hing on July 15 2014, 5:02PM

Thirty-eight women and children arrived in Honduras Monday.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Jose Antonio Vargas Detained by Border Patrol

Jose Antonio Vargas Detained by Border Patrol

by Aura Bogado on July 15 2014, 10:50AM

Vargas has been taken into custody at the McAllen Border Patrol Station.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Murrieta's Anti-Migrant Protests Cost City $50k in Police Overtime

Murrieta’s Anti-Migrant Protests Cost City $50k in Police Overtime

by Julianne Hing on July 11 2014, 4:54PM

Stoking anti-migrant sentiment adds up for the California city.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

New York's New Municipal ID Draws Criticism

New York’s New Municipal ID Draws Criticism

by Aura Bogado on July 11 2014, 4:26PM

The card is intended to provide identification for marginalized people—but not everyone’s convinced it’ll be a good thing.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Inside the Immigration 'Icebox' Play

Inside the Immigration ‘Icebox’

by Aura Bogado on July 11 2014, 7:00AM

An unaccompanied child migrant from Honduras speaks out about ‘freezing’ in a holding cell.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration

Texas City to 'Refuse' Refugee Child Migrants

Texas City to ‘Refuse’ Refugee Child Migrants

by Aura Bogado on July 10 2014, 3:23PM

The xenophobia spreads

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

O.C. Sheriff's Department Admits to Violating TRUST Act

O.C. Sheriff’s Department Admits to Violating TRUST Act

by Aura Bogado on July 10 2014, 1:31PM

Will Samuel Sixtos-Gomez be deported for driving without a license?

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Glenn Beck's 'Open Heart' for Migrant Children

Glenn Beck’s ‘Open Heart’ for Migrant Children

by Aura Bogado on July 9 2014, 11:18AM

On his program, the pundit also takes aim against U.S.-backed coups in Latin America.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

White House Asks Congress for $3.7 Billion for Child Migrant Crisis

White House Asks Congress for $3.7 Billion for Child Migrant Crisis

by Julianne Hing on July 8 2014, 2:11PM

Don’t expect a humanitarian response to this “humanitarian crisis.”

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Meet the Immigrants Helping Immigrants in Murrieta

Meet the Immigrants Helping Immigrants in Murrieta

by Aura Bogado on July 7 2014, 4:24PM

It’s local organizations—and not the federal government—providing food and housing.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Anti-Immigrant Protestors in California Block Federal Buses

Anti-Immigrant Protestors in California Block Federal Buses

by Aura Bogado on July 2 2014, 4:35PM

One counter-protestor, banda singer Lupillo Rivera, was spit on in Murrieta.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Three Myths of the Unaccompanied Minors Crisis, Debunked

Three Myths of the Unaccompanied Minors Crisis, Debunked

by Julianne Hing on July 1 2014, 10:20AM

Republicans and the Obama administration both deeply misunderstand issues at the heart of the humanitarian situation at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration