by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Feb 6, 2016
In spite of the increasing dangers, the U.S. has yet to halt deportations back to Central America.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Jan 25, 2016
There were another 201 cases where children ran away or the families couldn't be found.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Jan 21, 2016
"These are real children with bright futures who are interesting and smart and could be any one of us."
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Jan 14, 2016
But advocates are raising concerns that U.S. officials are looking for cover for their ongoing deportation raids.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Jun 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 Jun 19, 2015
"We want President Barack Obama to see the truth of what happens to migrants," one man said.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Jun 16, 2015
Another agent counter-signed the testimony, attesting to having witnessed the entire interrogation.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Apr 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 Mar 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 Mar 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.