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October 22, 2021
When the Trump Administration Discussed Sending Troops to the Border
Last year, immigration policy adviser Stephen Miller proposed sending a quarter of a million troops to the US-Mexico border to completely seal it off from would-be migrants.
September 30, 2021
Biden’s Immigration Policy Picks Up Where Trump Left Off
The administration is carrying out mass expulsions cribbed straight from the Stephen Miller playbook.
August 9, 2021
The Anti-Asian Roots of Today’s Anti-Immigrant Politics
Long before Trump, politicians on the country’s West Coast mobilized a white working-class base through violent hate of Chinese and Japanese immigrants.
July 14, 2021
The Violence of Latinx Erasure Starts With Undercounting Victims
The systematic deletion of Latinx people by government databases, media organizations, and Hollywood has enabled killer cops, inhumane immigration policies, and more.
May 14, 2021
Tragedy and Hope on the Western Front
The imprisonment of Iraqi refugee Omar Ameen and the prospect of humane redistribution of wealth show California both failing and aspiring to its political promise.
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May 13, 2021
New York County Jails May Close Their Doors to ICE
The Dignity Not Detention Act mirrors legislative efforts to take on the rogue agency in states like Maryland and California.
May 13, 2021
‘It’s Like a Black Hole’: ICE Has Been Holding Kids in Indefinite Detention
The agency has sent an unknown number of teenagers to juvenile jails and won’t tell anyone why.
March 24, 2021
Black Immigrants Matter
In immigration, as in policing, every arm of the US incarceration and deportation machine brings down a hefty amount of its weight onto the backs of Black people.
March 19, 2021
Border State Voters Support Humane Immigration Reform
A poll of Arizona voters shows that, unlike their elected officials, they care more about policy than congressional procedure.
March 8, 2021
The Long Shadow of Family Separation
For families separated at the border, the trauma remains even after being reunited.
Maritza Lizeth Félix