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Border Patrol to Police Its Own Deadly Shootings

Border Patrol to Police Its Own Deadly Shootings

by Julianne Hing on September 19 2014, 12:35PM

The Border Patrol has not disciplined a single officer in its deadly force investigations in a decade.

Topics: /NOW, Immigration

Obama Administration: Unaccompanied Minors Crisis Cresting

Obama Administration: Unaccompanied Minors Crisis Cresting

by Julianne Hing on September 17 2014, 12:12PM

The influx has abated.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Obama Moving on Immigration 'Fairly Soon'

Obama Moving on Immigration ‘Fairly Soon’

by Aura Bogado on September 5 2014, 3:33PM

Whether that means before or after the election remains unclear.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Obama Suggests He Won't Provide Immigration Relief Before Election

Obama Suggests He Won’t Provide Immigration Relief Before Election

by Aura Bogado on August 29 2014, 4:10PM

Immigration enforcement could actually get tougher until then

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Ousted High-Ranking Official: Border Patrol has Become a 'Paramilitary Force'

Ousted High-Ranking Official: Border Patrol has Become a ‘Paramilitary Force’

by Aura Bogado on August 28 2014, 2:40PM

Twenty eighy unarmed migrants have died at the hands of U.S. Customs and Border Protection since 2010—and not one agent has faced criminal charges in the killings. Two months ago, the Border Patrol’s head of internal affairs, James F. Tomsheck,…

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Groups Sue Over Fast-Track Deportations of Migrant Mothers

Groups Sue Over Fast-Track Deportations of Migrant Mothers

by Julianne Hing on August 22 2014, 4:24PM

Women and children fleeing for their lives are being fast-tracked back out of the country, despite their potential claims for asylum.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

California Bill Could Provide Legal Support for Migrant Children

California Bill Could Provide Legal Support for Migrant Children

by Julianne Hing on August 22 2014, 12:25PM

Children do not have a right to legal representation, and without it, must navigate immigration court alone.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Jose Antonio Vargas Leads '1 of 11 Million' Campaign for Deportation Relief

Jose Antonio Vargas Leads ‘1 of 11 Million’ Campaign for Deportation Relief

by Julianne Hing on August 20 2014, 1:23PM

The campaign comes as the nation awaits President Obama’s executive order.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Los Angeles Public Schools Open for Child Migrants

Los Angeles Public Schools Open for Child Migrants

by Julianne Hing on August 14 2014, 12:08PM

It’s not just goodwill. It’s the law.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

ICE Detention Officer Complains About 'Third World' Mothers and Children

ICE Detention Officer Complains About ‘Third World’ Mothers and Children

by Aura Bogado on August 8 2014, 11:27AM

Things are getting pretty bad at the Artesia detention center

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Did the Private Prison Lobby Kill Immigration Reform?

Did the Private Prison Lobby Kill Immigration Reform?

by Aura Bogado on August 8 2014, 7:00AM

Activist Peter Cervantes-Gautschi explains how lobbyists played a big hand in immigration legislation.

Topics: Immigration

Junot Díaz and Edwidge Danticat In Conversation

Junot Díaz and Edwidge Danticat In Conversation

by Carla Murphy on August 5 2014, 10:02AM

Both immigrants, the two novelists talk of a shared responsibility for what happens in their countries of origin.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Central American Child Migrants Testify Before Congress [Photos]

Central American Child Migrants Testify Before Congress [Photos]

by Aura Bogado on August 5 2014, 7:30AM

Three children bring a congressional hearing to tears.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration

House Passes Anti-Immigration Bills as Protest Grips D.C.

House Passes Anti-Immigration Bills as Protest Grips D.C.

by Aura Bogado on August 4 2014, 12:14PM

Neither bill is expected to move forward in the Senate.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

U.N. Warns Against Deportations of Child Migrants

U.N. Warns Against Deportations of Child Migrants

by Julianne Hing on July 31 2014, 5:31PM

President Obama intends to deport most who’ve made it to the U.S.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Report: Most Child Migrants With Attorneys Show Up for Immigration Court

Report: Most Child Migrants With Attorneys Show Up for Immigration Court

by Julianne Hing on July 30 2014, 12:28PM

The exact opposite of what Sens. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) have claimed.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

In Orange County, Snapshots of the New America [Photos]

In Orange County, Snapshots of the New America [Photos]

by Julianne Hing on July 30 2014, 10:19AM

What does your Asian America look like?

Topics: Immigration

Mother Sues U.S. Border Patrol in Slain Son's Death

Mother Sues U.S. Border Patrol in Slain Son’s Death

by Julianne Hing on July 29 2014, 4:55PM

Border Patrol officers killed 15 people between 2011 and 2012 alone.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration, /NOW

Israel Intensifies Gaza Attacks, High Debt and Va. Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Israel Intensifies Gaza Attacks, High Debt and Va. Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

by Aura Bogado on July 29 2014, 8:43AM

Some of the news I’m reading this morning

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

ICE Detains Pregnant Women Against Its Own Policy

ICE Detains Pregnant Women Against Its Own Policy

by Aura Bogado on July 28 2014, 10:43AM

The estimate is that up to 57 pregnant immigrant women are being detained daily.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW