President Trump will send more than 5,000 active duty soldiers to help “harden” the U.S.-Mexico border in the coming days, the Pentagon announced on Monday. The massive deployment is the latest extreme(ly racist) overreaction by the Trump administration to the caravan of several thousand Central American asylum…
Fernanda Jacqueline Davila was taken from her grandmother when they approached the U.S. border in late July. Just two years old, Davila has spent the past two months communicating with a caseworker and translators before finally being brought before a judge.
The Department of Homeland Security did a terrible job carrying out its zero-tolerance family separation policy earlier this year, according to an unreleased report by the cabinet department’s inspector general, proving that the Trump administration is incompetent even when doing the most evil shit imaginable.
After 94 years of kicking (immigrant) ass and (literally) taking names at the U.S. border, the Border Patrol just got its first woman girlboss.
On Monday, the administration completely blew its deadline on reuniting parents with their toddlers that the government unnecessarily ripped away from them at the border. Luckily for the administration, the federal judge who gave the order has given them an extension.
After using its official Twitter account to lob attacks at lawmakers who’ve thrown their support behind the growing movement to abolish the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, the Trump administration on Thursday released a lengthy defense of the organization responsible for rounding up and deporting…
It’s a day ending in “y,” so President Donald Trump is saying some heinously false and damaging shit on Twitter.
America in 2018 is obviously not Nazi Germany, but one can be forgiven for seeing far too many echoes when it comes to our current child detention and family separation crisis. I am thinking especially of three things.
Up until now, the information has been limited to tweets from reporters and interviews with people who have been inside the facilities. Immigration officials have been strict about keeping cameras out of the facilities, and barring journalists touring the detention centers from taking photos.
The Associated Press has a story today about the conditions inside a Texas detention center where immigrant children are being held, separated from their families.
Amid Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen straight-up lying about the Trump administration’s very real and current policy of separating families at the border comes yet another misdirection effort: Whether or not it’s fair to say the government is keeping detained children in cages.
A video uploaded to Facebook on Thursday evening shows a Border Patrol vehicle allegedly running over a Native American man on the Tohono O’odham reservation, near Topawa, AZ.
In the decades since a bunch of xenophobic guys on horses institutionalized their mounted patrols with a federal budget and a badge, the Border Patrol has spent a lot of time and money convincing prospective agents that prowling the border and punching children is a cool job only fit for cowboys and/or the baddest of…
U.S. Customs and Border Protection appears to be modifying its version of what happened Wednesday when an agent shot and killed 20-year-old Guatemalan migrant Claudia Patricia Gómez González near Laredo, TX.
Another day, another nauseating peek into the hellish, unfeeling bureaucracy our country has created for undocumented parents and their children.
The overwhelming majority of people who made their way to the United States on the so-called “refugee caravan” passed a crucial test which helps determine whether they have a credible case for asylum, according to some of the nation’s top immigration officials.
A Customs and Border Protection agent questioned two women in Montana this week after hearing them speak Spanish while in line at a convenience store.