Of all the ways the federal government has chosen to respond (or not) to mass shootings in the United States, perhaps none is quite as disheartening as a new program to be sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security, which will essentially train high schoolers to become battlefield triage medics in the case of…
A federal judge in Washington, D.C. appointed by former President George W. Bush has ordered the Trump administration to fully reinstate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, including accepting new applications if the ruling stands.
Today, Vice News reported the story of a 27-year-old Honduran man named Jose who was separated from his three-year-old son at the border in May. Unlike many of the immigrants who have had their families torn apart since the implementation of Trump’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy, however, Jose did not come to…
Jeh Johnson was the Secretary of Homeland Security under Barack Obama for the majority of Obama’s second term, a position from which he oversaw ICE. As Jorge Rivas pointed out for this website in June, Johnson has been flexing is commentary muscles by calling the Trump deportation regime “un-American and ineffective,”…
Former ICE spokesman James Schwab sat down with CBS News on Wednesday to discuss his decision to leave the agency after what he claimed was a request by his bosses to “perpetuate misleading facts” about the effects of Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s warning to immigrants that a government raid was pending.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen decided to wind down from a long few days of lying her ass off about the Trump administration’s family separation policy by dining at a fancy Mexican restaurant in D.C. So, activists at the Metro D.C. chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America decided to pay her a…
Folks, we’ve got a big one for you here: Kirstjen Nielsen, secretary of Homeland Security and woman who cuts you in line at a suburban Panera Bread while somehow still blaming you, told yet another whopper yesterday during her shameful press briefing. Can you believe it!!
Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, possibly in response to a callout from GOP senators Jeff Flake and Susan Collins today, tweeted out a demonstrably false statement about the Trump administration’s family separation policy this evening: that it does not exist.
Advocates for domestic violence victims and immigrants have said for years that local police working with this country’s immoral deportation apparatus forces victims of domestic violence into silence. In Texas, the New York Times reports, an anti-”sanctuary city” law passed last year is exacerbating that problem.
A Border Patrol officer reportedly shot and killed an undocumented woman in Texas on Wednesday afternoon.
How quickly Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s star has fallen.
The Trump administration will be remembered for the many injustices it has wrought. Chief among them: its treatment of immigrant children fleeing violence in their home countries.
Jake Flores is a part-time stand-up comic, podcast host, and self-described “pizza delivery guy” who, in a strange twist of fate, recently found himself debating immigration policy with four Homeland Security agents in his home. The agents paid him an early morning visit last Sunday because of some jokes he tweeted…
This week in Attorney General Jeff Sessions fighting for racism in America: a plan to separate more brown mothers from their children.
The woman who oversees the agency that decides when asylum seekers have legitimate claims to stay in America has told migrants traveling on the so-called “refugee caravan” to definitely consider staying away.
Vice President Mike Pence said last month that a spike in assaults against Border Patrol agents was one of the most shocking stories he’d heard in the last year.
President Donald Trump lashed out on Monday at a group of Central American asylum seekers traveling to the United States, calling their caravan “a disgrace” and claiming he’d instructed the Department of Homeland Security to bar them from entering the country. (“WALL,” he added.)