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The Trump Administration Wants To Hold Undocumented Children In Detention Indefinitely

The administration announced a new rule that seeks to replace a 1997 court settlement known as the Flores agreement, which limits detention of children to 20 days.

Adolfo Flores • One day ago

His Wife Died In The El Paso Shooting And He Has No Other Family, So Hundreds Showed Up For Her Funeral

As one El Paso resident said, the funeral was also a chance for locals to show the world — and themselves — "there's still good in mankind, that there's still hope in the world."

Adolfo Flores • 5 days ago

Hundreds Of Employees Were Arrested In An ICE Raid. The Bosses Went Home Without A Charge.

Unlike the immigrants detained in a massive sweep this week, their employers weren't criminally charged or arrested. It's unlikely they'll face prosecution.

Adolfo Flores • 13 days ago

A Secret US Government List Targeting Journalists And Activists Is Under More Expansive Investigation

"Government surveillance that targets journalists, individuals providing legal services to migrants ... is absolutely unacceptable," Sen. Tom Udall said.

Adolfo Flores • 15 days ago

Mexico Has Declared The El Paso Mass Shooting An Act Of “Terrorism Against Mexicans” And Has Vowed To Take Legal Action

"We consider this an act of terror. In this case it was in US territory but it was terrorism against Mexicans."

Adolfo Flores • 17 days ago

The Suspected El Paso Terrorist Said He Was Motivated By A Hatred Of Immigrants

The gunman said in a hate-filled document posted online shortly before the attack that the shooting was in response to a "Hispanic invasion" of Texas.

Brianna Sacks • 18 days ago

Trump’s New Immigration Watchdog Said He Will Conduct More Inspections On Detention Facilities

The inspector general's office previously revealed people were being detained in standing room–only cells in Texas.

Adolfo Flores • 24 days ago

Trump Says The US And Guatemala Have Signed A "Safe Third Country" Agreement To Restrict Asylum-Seekers

Thousands of US-bound asylum-seekers could be required to first apply for protection in Guatemala under the agreement.

Adolfo Flores • 27 days ago

Dozens Of Border Patrol Employees Are Under Investigation For Secret Facebook Group Posts

In a secret Facebook group, agents joked about the deaths of immigrants and posted vulgar images depicting lawmakers engaged in sexual acts.

Adolfo Flores • One month ago

Not A “Brown Face” To Be Seen As Immigrant Neighborhoods Brace For ICE Raids

"Why risk it? I think it's better to stay home for now."

Hamed Aleaziz • One month ago
Adolfo Flores • One month ago

The Trump Administration Separated At Least 18 Immigrant Toddlers From Their Parents

“The Trump Administration’s child separations were more harmful, traumatic, and chaotic than previously known.”

Adolfo Flores • One month ago

Border Patrol Said There Wasn't Room For More Immigrant Kids. The Shelter Agency Says Otherwise.

The finger-pointing among agencies tasked with caring for immigrant children comes after reports of dirty, overcrowded, and unsanitary conditions at border facilities.

Adolfo Flores • One month ago

US Authorities Are Investigating Allegations A Girl Was Sexually Assaulted By A Border Agent

"The allegations do not align with common practice at our facilities and will be fully investigated."

Adolfo Flores • One month ago

A Pastor Who Was Put On A Watch List After Working With Immigrants Is Suing The US

The Rev. Kaji Douša said her First Amendment rights were violated after she was surveilled and questioned by the government for her work.

Adolfo Flores • One month ago

Trump Defended Conditions Inside Border Facilities And Said Immigrants Are "Living Far Better" Than At Home

"If Illegal Immigrants are unhappy with the conditions in the quickly built or refitted detentions centers, just tell them not to come. All problems solved!"

Adolfo Flores • One month ago

Nurses Say Border Patrol Is Delaying Treatment To Sick Immigrant Kids, With Dire Consequences

"It makes me wonder what Border Patrol is doing. Why is it taking them so long to realize they need to take them to the hospital?"

Adolfo Flores • One month ago

Women Held In Border Patrol Custody Say They Were Told To Drink Water From Toilets

"There was a toilet but no running water for people to drink," Joaquin Castro said. "One of the women said she was told by an agent to drink water out of the toilet."

Adolfo Flores • One month ago

A Doctor Found Malnourished And Sick Babies In Border Patrol Custody That She Compared To “Torture Facilities"

"Many infants and children are losing weight because of the quality and quantity of food being provided," a doctor who inspected a Border Patrol facility said.

Adolfo Flores • One month ago

“This Shit Is Chaos”: Top Immigration Official Resigns In Shakeup Amid Uproar Over Immigrant Detentions

John Sanders, the acting head of US Customs and Border Protection, offered his resignation, and sources said the acting ICE director will take his spot.

Hamed Aleaziz • One month ago