Tag: Border Kids

‘Dreamers’ could see fate resolved by Supremes

The future of DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, will become clearer as federal courts wrestle with the Obama-era initiative to shield young immigrants from deportation. And the U.S. Supreme Court may end the controversy once… Read More

Trump administration cites success in migrant-family reunification effort, but what of ‘deleted families’?

By Thursday, July 26, when a court-ordered deadline loomed for the Trump administration to reunite hundreds of migrant families, government officials reported compliance. The Washington Post reported on 7/26, “At the expiration of a 30-day court deadline to… Read More

ACLU alleges abuse of children by Customs and Border Protection

Immigrant children who crossed the border suffered abuse and neglect from federal officials, according to a report released May 23 by the ACLU’s Border Litigation Project in partnership with the University of Chicago Law School. “Elbowing children in… Read More

With Trump’s DACA Decision, A Look At Context

The Texas Tribune continues excellent coverage of President Trump’s milestone decision on DACA, the Obama-era program that allows undocumented immigrants to stay in the county with some status if they came into the country before they were 16 years old… Read More

Massachusetts’ Top Court Nixes Immigration ‘Holds’

The top Massachusetts court has ruled that police and court officers do not have authority to detain undocumented immigrants until federal law enforcement officials can take them into custody, a controversial practice called a “hold” that is debated… Read More