DHS’ newly proposed residential centers will be able to detain immigrant families indefinitely.
The nonpartisan Migration Policy Institute says nearly 300,000 undocumented immigrants could be quickly deported under a new rule.
Orlando Zepeda and Evelyn Hernandez are immigrant activists. Neither has a backup plan in case TPS isn’t renewed next year, other than “to keep fighting until we have permanent residency.”
Capital & Main looks back at the year through 10 stories.
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“Self-sufficiency has been a basic principle of United States immigration law since this country’s earliest immigration statutes,” DHS tells would-be citizens. Then it lists the ways a proposed agency rule could devastate the health care of 5.5 million of them.