The expedited process doesn’t require Republican support and may be the best chance for reform in decades.
Advocates say the new approach could help transform the country’s immigration system.
The “insidious” expansion is creating new physical and psychological harms, advocates say.
A conversation with political scientist Karthick Ramakrishnan.
The Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen, Texas, formerly a nightclub, now shelters between 200 and 300 migrants each day.
The first residents of a migrant tent encampment in Matamoros, Mexico, were finally allowed to cross the border into the U.S.
When a planned protest calling for Trump to leave fell on the morning Joe Biden became president-elect, a celebration broke out.
Co-published by The Guardian
Even before the pandemic, ICE consistently failed to provide adequate medical care to detainees on its flights — with dire outcomes.
How ICE moves detainees under the cover of darkness.
At least a dozen White House figures have ties to racist and anti-immigrant groups. But there’s a long history of this.
At least 12 past and present Trump administration staffers have ties to neo-Nazi and anti-immigrant hate groups.
An East L.A. family leans on community during the pandemic as government lets down low-income immigrants.
The Adelanto Detention Facility is again in the center of controversy, allegedly using protests taking place outside the facility as an excuse to mistreat detainees.
Our reporting began with the Los Angeles teachers strike and included coverage of the immigration, housing and climate crises.
Detainees have lodged a complaint concerning “abuses, atrocities, violations of human rights, racism and hate.”
California has filed suit over a new rule that would deny lawful permanent status to immigrants who use public assistance.
The updated “public charge” rule allows the government to deny visas and green cards to immigrants who have received public assistance.
Co-published by the American Prospect
Nowhere is the risk of undercounting immigrant residents higher than in California, whose immigrant population is nearly twice the national average.
State investigations raise concerns about human rights abuses in federal detention facilities.
Playwright Boni B. Alvarez dramatizes the experience of six Filipinas temporarily inhabiting a one-bedroom flat near Los Angeles’ well-to-do Hancock Park neighborhood.