Activists warn the practice of detaining people at courthouses and other government venues has discouraged immigrants from cooperating with authorities, even when they are victims of violent crimes.
Going to China as a second-generation Chinese American is a deeply personal and overwhelming experience—and this movie evokes it beautifully.
The reversal of long-standing internal guidelines on U-visas might lead to the deportation of immigrants with legitimate claims to legal status.
Between May and July, the average number of days detainees spent in custody went from 28 to 46.
Health and Human Services removed HIV from a list of communicable diseases that bar immigrants from entry into the United States in 2010.
Immigrant rights advocates are set to bring one of the first legal challenges against a city that allegedly contravened the California Values Act.
While only 35 arrests were reported during the most recent, multi-city raids, the campaigns have caused widespread fear and tangible impacts on the daily routines of immigrant families.
In his new book, Deported to Death, Jeremy Slack undertakes one of the most thorough efforts to date to track the fate of deportees.
The decision could affect thousands of asylum seekers fleeing violence, particularly from Central America.
The House voted to pass legislation to ensure that migrants have access to water, food, and medical services. But the bill will likely face opposition in the Senate.
By choosing to follow migration rules and wait for months at a time, legal asylum seekers will now be subjected to a rule that renders most of them ineligible for migration.
Each year, the federal government deports thousands of prisoners who enter the Institutional Hearing Program, but it won't reveal critical information about its operations.
Even permanent residents and naturalized citizens report avoiding activities like driving, visiting a doctor, or talking with teachers.
Many officers haven't been trained to comply with California's law prohibiting police from turning over those they arrest to federal immigration agents.
The case of Francisco Erwin Galicia is one of many instances of a U.S. citizen being targeted for deportation.
Hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants within the U.S. could be summarily deported without a day in court.
The new measure is intended to reduce costs and accelerate proceedings, but even immigration judges are questioning it.
Recent arrests exemplify the danger that workers face in the supposedly progressive state.
Yes, but there are a few caveats.
Unlike Bank of the West, Bank of America, and SunTrust, which all announced plans to divest from for-profit prisons, PNC has not responded to activists' calls.
A new study finds that immigrants from our neighbor to the south are learning English and regularly interacting with non-Mexicans at higher rates than in previous decades.