by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on June 25, 2015
"I have reached the conclusion that we must make substantial changes in our detention practices with respect to families with children," the Department of Homeland Security Secretary said.
by Alice Ollstein & Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on June 19, 2015
"We want President Barack Obama to see the truth of what happens to migrants," one man said.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on June 16, 2015
Another agent counter-signed the testimony, attesting to having witnessed the entire interrogation.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on April 2, 2015
"Ensuring that these minors receive proper care and supervision while in the United States is more important, and should trump any interest the Department has in speed," Sen. Ted Cruz wrote.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on March 12, 2015
"It was clearly confusing and devastating to her, as the person in detention, because it was within minutes of hearing this that she lost all hope and did something drastic," the immigrant's lawyer said.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on March 3, 2015
One of the big economic drivers for leaving Honduras and El Salvador included the spread of the coffee rust fungus, which has threatened or virtually eliminated economic opportunities for farmers.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on February 19, 2015
Female migrants are especially susceptible to violence or death when they are deported back to their countries of origin.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on January 13, 2015
Experts have cited violence as the primary reason that Hondurans have been fleeing the country in droves. But the AFL-CIO has reason to believe it is trade policy, too.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on December 13, 2014
“The border wall is leaving a path of death," Pedro Rios, an immigration activist, said.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on November 15, 2014
The refugee program won't help Central American children who are already here.