The Trump Administration Is Still Separating Families Over Minor Offenses
At least 911 immigrant children have been separated from their parents at the border since June of 2018.
Kirstjen Nielsen's Role in Family Separation: A Timeline
The secretary of Homeland Security, who resigned over the weekend, oversaw most of the Trump administration's family separation efforts.
House Democrats Subpoenaed Trump Officials Over Family Separation. Here's What We Already Know.
Internal government investigations have revealed that the government was seriously unprepared to implement Trump's zero-tolerance policy.
Pediatricians Knew About Family Separation Long Before the Public Did—and They Were Worried
Colleen Kraft repeatedly warned the government that migrant children were in danger during her year as president of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Her worst fears were realized when two children died in government custody at the end of her term.
The Edit, Episode #15: A Conversation About Immigration and Family Separations
On the latest episode of Pacific Standard's podcast about how our stories are made, we talk with contributor Massoud Hayoun about his reporting on a family separated after coming to the United States.
Here's Where Voters Rejected Anti-Immigrant Mid-Term Candidates and Measures
In what many see as a referendum on Trump's immigration policies, voters in several states rejected anti-immigrant platforms and ballot initiatives.
Family Separations at the Border May Have Started Long Before This Year
A new report reveals disorganization and a lack of communication between the government agencies responsible for apprehending undocumented migrants and caring for migrant children separated from their families.
The Sudden Release of Asylum Seekers Highlights the Trump Administration's Failure to Respond to a Surge in Family Arrivals
Hundreds of family asylum seekers were released in Arizona this week without shelter, overwhelming churches and non-profits as communities scrambled to accommodate them.
A New Report Reveals How Family Separation Led Border Officials to Break the Law
Unprepared for the Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy, overwhelmed border officials illegally detained children in unfit facilities, among other failures.
A Memo Reveals How the Trump Administration Built a Family Separation Policy While Denying the Policy Existed
A redacted memo released on Tuesday outlines the administration's "zero-tolerance" policy, which ensured that every adult apprehended crossing the border would be detained and prosecuted.
How Catholic Communities Are Crowdfunding Fairer Trials for Immigrants
With Jeff Sessions reportedly pressuring judges to deport immigrants, diocese across the country are gathering fee money for the legal representation that many undocumented people lack.
Trump Officials Claim to Be Unaware of the Psychological Trauma of Family Separation
High-ranking officials said on Tuesday that they did not feel qualified to speak on the growing mountain of warnings that detention could be permanently harming children.
Key Takeaways From the New U.N. Human Rights Chief's First Public Speech
Michelle Bachelet's bold speech condemned the Trump administration's family separation policy along with other human rights abuses.
What Viral Reunification Videos Reveal About the Trauma of Separated Immigrant Children
The consequences of family separation will likely be lifelong. What we are seeing now is only the beginning.
RAICES Offers to Cover Bail for Mothers Detained at the Border
The Texas-based legal non-profit will offer the Trump administration $20 million to cover the bail bonds of detained migrant mothers separated from their children at the border.
The U.S. Government Asks for More Time to Reunite Migrant Families
A federal judge ordered HHS last week to begin reuniting families by July 10th.
The Trump Administration Is Racing to Meet New Deadlines to Reunite Migrant Families
The announcement follows last week's ruling, which ordered the Trump administration to reunite families by July 26th.