by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on January 8, 2015
An unanimous vote Monday made Durham the largest North Carolina jurisdiction to welcome unaccompanied minors fleeing gang violence and poverty in Latin America.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on January 6, 2015 Updated: January 6, 2015
"We don’t know the difference between authorities and narcos in Mexico anymore," Nansi Cisneros said, after explaining that her brother was kidnapped in 2013 by drug cartel members.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on December 26, 2014 Updated: December 26, 2014
“The gift that they were asking [Santa] is [for] daddy to go home,” said the wife of Francisco Perez Cordova, who will likely now be able to apply for the President's new immigration program.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on December 22, 2014
Deportations fell by 14 percent in the 2014 fiscal year compared to last year, but undocumented immigrants who committed low-level offenses are still getting deported.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on December 16, 2014
Law enforcement officials who oversee counties with many undocumented immigrants believe that the president's executive action is necessary to curb dangerous mistrust between immigrants and the police.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on December 13, 2014 Updated: December 15, 2014
“The border wall is leaving a path of death," Pedro Rios, an immigration activist, said.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on December 11, 2014 Updated: December 11, 2014
Spoiler alert: Putting the Department of Homeland Security on a tight budgetary leash won't actually do anything to punish Obama over his executive action, but it will hurt America in other ways.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on December 9, 2014
Even though the year ended without a permanent fix to the broken immigration system, there has been some movement to gain more recognition for immigrant rights and to bring them into the formal American economy.
by Nicole Flatow & Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on December 8, 2014
The new guidelines add several new categories, including gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on December 4, 2014 Updated: December 4, 2014
Yoho’s bill could “exacerbate flaws in our broken immigration system," White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said.