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 Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on October 17, 2014
Migrants who claimed that they would return to violence in their home countries were often ignored or even fast-tracked for deportation by immigration officials.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on October 9, 2014
The program could have a big impact on a city where one in ten residents is undocumented.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on October 7, 2014
At least three detention employees allegedly sexually assaulted and harassed detainees.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on October 6, 2014
“I’m tired that Obama has not taken action and that he is treating the immigrant community as less than. He needs to know that we are equal,” Maritza Guzman said.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on October 2, 2014
"I think they're doing nothing more than dragging this out, giving us false hope so that we keep voting for the Democratic Party," said one immigration activist who wants to boycott the election. "They're using us like puppets."
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on October 1, 2014
Officials hope that the program would lower the number of migrant children making the journey to cross into the United States.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on September 30, 2014
"You would process them within two to three weeks and return them home no matter their country of origin," Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) told radio host Laura Ingraham.
Federal officials may hope otherwise, but Dr. Jonathan Hiskey, whose report they cite, does not support detaining immigrants.
by Jack Jenkins & Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on September 26, 2014
"The immigration system is unjust and it needs to be changed,” Rabbi Linda Holtzman said.