by Aviva Shen Posted on October 15, 2013
Texas jails spent more than $156.6 million holding over 131,000 undocumented immigrants for federal authorities for the past two years.
by Aviva Shen Posted on September 23, 2013
Immigration officials suddenly decided Somali immigrants can be deported again, though the nation is still in upheaval.
by Aviva Shen Posted on September 18, 2013
The Department of Homeland Security is cracking down on detention centers' overuse of solitary confinement, which can lead to permanent psychological damage.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on August 24, 2013
Federal immigration authorities will be able to consider leniency towards detained undocumented immigrant parents, according to an Obama administration directive released on Friday.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on August 9, 2013
A federal appeals court has found that arresting an undocumented immigrant over her immigration status by Frederick County Sheriff deputies violated the Fourth Amendment.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on August 1, 2013 Updated: July 31, 2013
A lawsuit that would stop the deportation ban on undocumented youths granted temporary legal status was dismissed in a U.S. district court in Texas on procedural grounds on Wednesday.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on July 29, 2013 Updated: August 1, 2013
It is a common practice for federal immigration authorities to ask local city and state jails to hold suspected immigrants for up to 48 hours. But these requests have declined 19 percent in the first four months of the 2013 fiscal year.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on July 22, 2013 Updated: July 23, 2013
John Emmanuel Ferron is an undocumented Vietnam War veteran who went on a hunger strike to protest his deportation proceedings.
by Aviva Shen Posted on July 12, 2013 Updated: July 12, 2013
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on June 25, 2013 Updated: June 25, 2013