Amy Maldonado

Today’s Fresh Hell in Immigration: ‘Remain in Mexico’

The “Remain in Mexico” policy violates United States treaty obligations (of non-refoulement), the Immigration and Nationality Act, and more.

  • Sep 13, 2019
  • 1:12 PM

A LA MIERDA CON ESTO: Attorneys for Central American Asylum Seekers Kicked Out of Mexico

The only way that Nora Phillips —defender of the powerless, protector of immigrant children and families— was flagged as a security risk to anyone is the gross abuse of power.

  • Feb 2, 2019
  • 11:26 AM

Facebook Censors Post About ICE’s Intimidation of Law Firm

“We remove content, disable accounts, and work with law enforcement when we believe there is a genuine risk of physical harm or direct threats to public safety.”

  • Jan 4, 2018
  • 10:19 PM

Trump Administration Deporting Abused Children Who Qualify for Green Cards

ICE Chief Counsel has not yet shared this guidance outside the agency.

  • Oct 13, 2017
  • 12:40 PM

Federal Judge Appalled by Government’s Lengthy Detention of Immigrant Children

Judge Dean D. Pregerson became the first judge of any kind to give a hearing to four Central American children who have been detained at Berks Family Prison for the past two years.

  • Jul 10, 2017
  • 3:37 PM

#SaveNoe: 3-Year-Old Can’t Get Urgently Needed Surgery Without USCIS Travel Permission

Noe Martinez is a three-year-old U.S. citizen in need of surgery in August to prevent him from losing kidney function completely.

  • Jul 5, 2017
  • 1:07 PM

Another Blow to the Obama Administration’s Family Detention Policy Just Happened

On Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge M. Dolly Gee issued a long-awaited ruling that gave former President Obama’s “family detention” practices the smackdown they deserve. 

  • Jun 29, 2017
  • 11:16 AM

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