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May 8, 2018, 9:30am EDT
  • June 30, 2018

    The list of Democrats calling to abolish ICE keeps growing

    The movement to abolish ICE is starting to go mainstream.

  • June 30, 2018

    Families Belong Together protest underway in more than 700 cities

    Thousands are expected to march against the administration’s family separation and detention policies.

  • June 30, 2018

    The Trump administration has officially replaced family separation with indefinite family detention

    In a new court filing, Trump’s DOJ says it’s now legally allowed to detain migrant families — no matter how long their cases take.

  • June 29, 2018

    Sen. Chris Murphy condemns “perverse secrecy of child separation”

    The Democratic lawmaker said he and his colleagues were barred from visiting a child separated from their family.

  • June 29, 2018

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren describes DHS border facilities: “cage after cage after cage”

    The Democratic lawmaker is demanding answers from the Trump administration on family reunification.

  • June 29, 2018

    19 top ICE investigators ask DHS officials to split up the agency

    They don’t want to be linked to Trump’s immigration policies.

  • June 29, 2018

    Exclusive: Trump administration plan would bar people who enter illegally from getting asylum

    A sweeping regulation being considered would likely stop most Central Americans from winning asylum in the US.

  • June 28, 2018

    Nearly 600 women arrested at immigration protests in Senate building

    Women’s March protesters chanted "Abolish ICE."

  • June 27, 2018

    A federal judge ordered the Trump administration to speed up family reunifications

    The administration must reunite families within 30 days.

  • June 26, 2018

    Jeff Sessions uses family separation as a punch line in immigration speech

    "If you try to scale their fence, believe me, they’ll be only too happy to have you arrested and separated from your family," he joked.

  • June 26, 2018

    The Trump administration says it has reunited more than 500 families. One legal group in Texas has confirmed 4 cases.

    "No one knows what’s going on."

  • June 26, 2018

    Democrats need a positive agenda on immigration now that Trump’s killed grand bargains

    Reshaping immigration policy to promote growth, equality, and fairness.

  • June 25, 2018

    Trump will reunite separated families — but only if they agree to deportation

    Families are being offered an impossibly cruel choice: fight to stay in the US apart, or give up and get sent back together.

  • June 25, 2018

    Trump really does not want to give unauthorized immigrants seeking asylum due process

    Trump is disagreeing with members of his own party on hiring more immigration judges.

  • June 25, 2018

    The multibillion-dollar business of sheltering migrant children, explained

    Tens of thousands of migrant children wind up in government-sponsored shelters. Here’s what it costs and how it works.

  • June 23, 2018

    500 migrant kids have been reunited with their parents. More than 1,000 are still caught in the system.

    Officials have reportedly established a task force to come up with a plan, but for now, chaos and confusion reign.

  • June 22, 2018

    Time’s crying girl photo controversy, explained

    The crying girl on the magazine’s cover wasn’t separated from her mom at the border. But 2,300 other children were.

  • June 22, 2018

    Trump tried to honor victims of crimes by unauthorized immigrants — by signing their portraits

    The images were displayed at a "permanent separation" event held by the administration.

  • June 22, 2018

    Fox & Friends host justifies family separation on the grounds that “these aren’t our kids”

    Brian Kilmeade accidentally told the truth about Trump’s immigration policy.

  • June 22, 2018

    6 things to read, listen to, and watch to understand family separation

    Keep track of the head-spinning developments since the Trump administration enacted its "zero tolerance" policy.

  • June 22, 2018

    The family separation crisis at the US border

    Trump’s "zero tolerance" policy for asylum seekers is leading to children being taken from their parents.

  • June 22, 2018

    Time magazine’s cover isn’t bold or brave. It’s exploitative.

    When a heart-wrenching photograph isn’t enough, it tells us something distressing about society — and media.

  • June 22, 2018

    House GOP delays their much-anticipated “compromise” immigration bill vote 

    Republicans go back to the drawing board.

  • June 22, 2018

    Donald Trump paints the border as a lawless hellhole. But so does American pop culture.

    Watching Sicario 2 in a time of border crisis.

  • June 22, 2018

    The fight over family separations proved how broken Trump’s America really is

    This wasn’t a liberal victory. It was a sign of how bad things have gotten.