“Since they took him away, I’ve not been able to sleep well.”
A majority white county in Texas that voted for Donald Trump in the last presidential election has voted to terminate a contract to incarcerate immigrants in a local facility.
A Democratic candidate for the Senate in Maine was arrested after he tried to deliver toys and supplies to children held in a Texas detention center last week. (He was eventually released early on Saturday morning.)
By a vote of 5–4, the Supreme Court on Monday handed Texas Republicans a victory by rejecting a lower court decision which said that a number of the state’s majority-Republican congressional districts had been drawn specifically to undercut the voting rights of people of color.
A protest movement to disrupt the activities of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and border authorities in response to the Trump administration’s family separation crisis is spreading from coast to coast.
First Lady Melania Trump made a surprise visit on Thursday to the Upbring New Hope Children Center, a Texas facility that detains immigrant youth, including children whom U.S. immigration officials separated from their parents thanks to the policies of Trump’s husband. There, she expressed emotions that resembled…
Just read this absolutely soul-crushing AP report that was published tonight (emphasis added throughout):
The government called it a “segregation center,” but Satsuki Ina calls it a prison camp.
A 34-year-old Eritrean man being deported from the U.S. was found dead Wednesday from an apparent suicide at a holding area in the Cairo International Airport, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley, of Oregon, had the police called on him when he travelled to Texas over the weekend to try to visit an immigration detention center (rather, a repurposed Walmart building) for undocumented kids. Never an administration to let an abhorrent story go unanswered, Donald Trump’s White House…
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.
Many feel the Trump administration’s proposed border wall is toxic and divisive. But in the Rio Grande Valley, it’s also bringing the community together. Here in South Texas, people who would normally be ideologically opposed are joining forces to fight against the president’s plans.
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.
A Border Patrol officer reportedly shot and killed an undocumented woman in Texas on Wednesday afternoon.
Drugs. Music. Doors. Abortion. Divorces. Video games.