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Deportation news and analysis from The Nation
April 28, 2017
No One Talks About Life After Deportation; These Mexican Activists Are Changing That
A network of migrant activists is helping deportees and returnees readjust to life in the country.
April 25, 2017
Clinton and Obama Laid the Groundwork for Donald Trump’s War on Immigrants
Trump’s rhetoric is shocking, but his immigration policy is nothing new.
February 10, 2017
How Local Leaders Can Resist Trump’s Deportation Machine
They should “explicitly remove immigration enforcement from the purview of their local law-enforcement departments.”
January 31, 2017
Trump’s Harvest of Shame
The goal of his Muslim ban is to stampede the public into accepting even more extreme measures in the name of self-defense.
January 25, 2017
We Can’t Throw Other Immigrants Under the Bus to Save DACA
The good-immigrants-versus-bad-immigrants narrative is dangerous for all of us.
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January 25, 2017
Fear and Fight in the Final Days of DACA
Every day, undocumented young people must decide whether to ask the Trump administration for renewal of their status.
January 4, 2017
These Men Have Been in This Country for Over 30 Years. Now They Could Be Deported.
A group of Cambodian refugees resettled in the US in the wake of the Vietnam War are in danger of being sent back.
December 21, 2016
Obama’s DOJ Says It One More Time: Private Prisons Aren’t Working
Another audit is perhaps the final piece of official evidence countering Donald Trump’s belief in for-profit incarceration.
Seth Freed Wessler
December 5, 2016
4 Ways Cities and States Can Become Sanctuaries Now
From providing legal representation to investing in education, localities can help shield immigrants from Trump’s anti-immigrant agenda.
Peter L. Markowitz
December 2, 2016
Inside the Churches That Are Leading New York’s Sanctuary Movement
New York’s sanctuary movement is ready to become more radical. The question is, How?