Immigration

Who’s Behind Ice: The Tech and Data Companies Fueling Deportations

Technology companies are working with ICE.

  • Oct 23, 2018
  • 6:50 pm

Media Note on Migrant Caravan: These Are Human Beings

Define American strongly encourages all news organizations to understand the facts and avoid use of overly politicized, sensational, xenophobic language.

  • Oct 23, 2018
  • 7:29 am

Solidarity With Migrant Caravan (And NO to Repression)

Our governments in Mexico and Central America have adopted a policy of fear and racism imposed by the United States.

  • Oct 21, 2018
  • 8:33 pm

A Powerful Video Calls to #StopFamilyDetention

Helen’s story.

  • Oct 19, 2018
  • 1:57 pm

To the Governments and People of Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras and the United States

We insist that the governments of the region not use repression, violence or force against the people who are fleeing as part of this mass exodus.

  • Oct 16, 2018
  • 12:25 pm

Scrutiny of HHS Grows as Migrant Children Moved to Tent Cities

Media also reports on HHS misleading the public on existence of “central database” to keep track of children.

  • Oct 15, 2018
  • 6:18 pm

Youth Living in Settlements at US Border Suffer Poverty and Lack of Health Care

Many small towns lack the most basic public services and utilities such as paved roads and adequate drainage.

  • Oct 15, 2018
  • 6:15 am

A Look Into the Lives of Undocumented Retail Workers

“I did not want people to know my identity because I knew I was going to be judged so I lied about my identity by saying I was Italian due to my physical features,” Franco said.

  • Oct 11, 2018
  • 2:38 pm

‘You Don’t Have Any Rights Here:’ New Amnesty International Report on Family Separations at US-Mexico Border

“The Trump administration is waging a deliberate campaign of human rights violations against asylum- seekers, in order to broadcast globally that the United States no longer welcomes refugees.”

  • Oct 11, 2018
  • 11:08 am

Nearly 1 in 4 Latino Registered Voters View Protecting Immigrant Rights as Top Issue in Election 2018

Results show Latinos are ready to make their voices heard in upcoming elections, but consistent and sustained engagement from parties and campaigns still an ongoing problem.

  • Oct 9, 2018
  • 11:26 am

Federal Court Blocks Trump’s Termination of Legal Status for Hundreds of Thousands of TPS Holders

Plaintiffs win preliminary injunction on claims Trump administration violated Equal Protection Clause and federal statute when terminating humanitarian TPS program.

  • Oct 3, 2018
  • 10:53 pm

IG Report: ‘DHS Was Not Fully Prepared to Implement the Administration’s Zero Tolerance Policy’

“DHS also struggled to identify, track, and reunify families separated under Zero Tolerance due to limitations with its information technology systems, including a lack of integration between systems.”

  • Oct 3, 2018
  • 10:02 am

Read the Inspector General Report That Discovered Nooses in an Immigration Detention Jail

One detainee told us, “I’ve seen a few attempted suicides using the braided sheets by the vents and then the guards laugh at them and call them ‘suicide failures’ once they are back from medical.”

  • Oct 3, 2018
  • 9:49 am

Immigrant Advocates Host ‘No Business With ICE’ Actions in Boston, New York City and Grand Rapids

Demand counties, companies and all institutions end contracts with federal immigration agency.

  • Oct 1, 2018
  • 9:30 pm

The Latino Man Who Once Worked for an Anti-Immigrant Hate Group

Latino Rebels Radio: September 30, 2018

  • Sep 30, 2018
  • 11:22 pm

BREAKING: Following Protests, Salesforce Agrees to Meet With Activists to Discuss Controversial Border Patrol Contract

The day after bringing a “detention center” to Dreamforce, activists projected massive messages above the Dreamfest concert, prompting the company to agree to a meeting.

  • Sep 27, 2018
  • 12:54 pm

US Could Deny Green Cards to Immigrants Receiving Public Benefits

The new rule is planned to ensure that immigrants “can support themselves financially and will not be reliant on public benefits,” according to a press release.

  • Sep 24, 2018
  • 11:29 am

Drugging Detained Children Is Like Using a Chemical Straitjacket

This is ‘pharmaceutical violence.’

  • Sep 21, 2018
  • 8:42 am