Tag: illegal immigrants

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

No resolution expected for ‘Dreamers’ by end of year

The status of recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — commonly known as Dreamers — likely will remain in limbo until 2018, as members of Congress spar over Immigration reform and a potential government shutdown…. 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

NYT Shines Light On Civil Detainee Labor

The New York Times has published a detailed report on how civil immigration detainees are being used for cheap or free labor in the facilities where they are being held, benefiting not only government agencies but for-profit companies… Read More