The Authors of Offensive Posts in Secret Border Patrol Facebook Group Have Yet to Be Punished
The agency won't say how many employees have been disciplined or warned in the ongoing scandal over offensive social media posts.
Homeland Security Uses Foreign Databases to Accuse Immigrants of Gang Involvement
The information is being provided through a new "fusion" intelligence-gathering center in El Salvador that is funded by the Department of State.
Immigration Advocates Raise Concerns Over San Diego's Compliance With California Truth Act
The law allows people in local jails to refuse interview requests from ICE, but, in San Diego County, a surprising number of people agreed to an interview.
To Combat 'Sanctuary Cities' the Department of Justice Has Opted for Shame and Blame
In response to a lack of success in the legal sphere, the DOJ has sought out stories of immigrant crime in an attempt to influence sanctuary cities like Philadelphia.
Viewfinder: Protesting Family Separations Outside the ICE Office in New York
Activists, including childcare providers, parents, and their children, protest against the Trump administration's recent family detention and separation policies.
The Lede, Issue #21: Detention at the Border, Camels Around the World, Using Gene-Drive, and More
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Viewfinder: Protesters Demonstrate Against ICE in San Francisco
Protesters hold signs as they block Sansome Street during a demonstration outside of the San Francisco office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement on June 19th, 2018, in San Francisco, California.
Immigration Agencies Are Facing Accusations of Rampant Racial Profiling
But holding the agents accountable has proven especially difficult considering the accusers are often undocumented immigrants with limited legal rights.
Letter From Mancos, Colorado: Seeking Sanctuary in Trump Country
Even under the hardline policies of President Donald Trump—which resulted in a 25 percent increase in deportation arrests from 2016 to 2017—ICE officers largely avoid churches, mosques, and synagogues.
Dispatches: Our Ongoing Coverage of Immigration Reform
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Motel 6 to Ban Franchises From Providing Guest Information to ICE
A spokesperson from Motel 6's corporate headquarters tells Pacific Standard that the company will prohibit employees from voluntarily sending guest information to ICE.
How ICE Is Targeting Undocumented Children Housed and Protected by Their Relatives
Across the country, people who have taken in young undocumented relatives are being swept up in what ICE calls a crackdown on guardians who pay human smugglers.