The Trump Official Who Blocked Undocumented Teens From Getting Abortions Said He Doesn’t Believe They Have The Constitutional Right To The Procedure
Scott Lloyd, the head of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, is a central figure in several lawsuits over the Trump administration blocking undocumented teenagers from obtaining abortions.
President Trump Has Pardoned Controversial Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio
The controversial Arizona sheriff was found guilty of criminal contempt of court for refusing to stop traffic patrols targeting suspected undocumented immigrants. House Speaker Paul Ryan criticized the decision on Saturday.
The Trump Administration Is Expanding Its Use Of For-Profit Prisons To House Undocumented Immigrants
The Bureau of Prisons has already started the process for acquiring at least one new private prison to house immigration offenders "in anticipation of population increases" following Attorney General Jeff Sessions' crackdown on immigration.
When Rubio Worked To Stop DREAMer Deportations Before Obama Got Around To It
During the 2012 election, Marco Rubio worked behind the scenes with activists on a DREAM Act alternative. Those advocates say Rubio's involvement worried the Obama administration and forced their hand on executive action on immigration.
Activists Push Back On Hillary Clinton Comments About Border Children — With An O'Malley Assist
Activists say Clinton opened up old wounds with comments about how to approach the Central American children who crossed the border last summer. But the O'Malley camp is also pushing advocates to scrutinize Clinton on the issue.
National Latino Groups Slam Donald Trump, Say His Comments About Immigrants Incite Violence
The groups said Trump's comments about Latinos and immigrants incite violence against those communities and should be considered hate speech after two brothers justified beating a homeless Hispanic man with "Donald Trump was right."
Nomination Of Republican Latino Judge To Federal Court Challenged By Anti-Immigration Conservative
Phil Kent, who has been involved with anti-immigration groups, said Judge Dax López's leadership position on the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials was problematic because it has advocated for an immigration overhaul.
Latino Group Now Says It Won't Work With Conservative LIBRE Initiative On Immigration After Furor
The Latino Victory Project, a Democratic-aligned fundraising group, on Saturday said that they will not work with the LIBRE Initiative after 24 hours of public and private complaints from Latinos on the left.
In Arizona, Black And White Progressives Jolted By The Harsh Lives And Stories Of Undocumented Immigrants
Activists from Ferguson to Los Angeles took a border tour ahead of Netroots Nation to immerse themselves in the realities faced by undocumented immigrants in Arizona and the often grim journeys of those who try to make it through the desert.
Jeb Bush's New Campaign Manager Has Disagreed With Him About Immigration Policy In The Past
Danny Diaz, who was named Jeb Bush's campaign manager Monday, called driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants "dangerous" last year. Bush has supported driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants since 2004.
Poll: Most Americans Believe Undocumented Immigrants Should Be Allowed To Remain In U.S. Legally
About 42% said they should be allowed to apply for U.S. citizenship, while 26% said they should only be able to apply for permanent residency. Immigration is expected to be a major topic in the upcoming 2016 presidential election.
Inside Obama's Campaign To Use Latino Celebrities And Spanish-Language Media To Defend Immigration Actions
A court ruling suspending the immigration actions means the administration is trying to tamp down fear that they will go away. Democrats plan to hit Republicans hard, but immigration advocates are split on how much to do so.
This Is The Texting Service Undocumented Immigrants Are Using To Avoid Police
PaseLaVoz is a peer-to-peer texting service that undocumented immigrants across the South use to alert one another about police checkpoints. Its success suggests potential for technologies designed to help the undocumented navigate life in America.
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter Joins List Of Undocumented Immigrants Getting Driver's Licenses
Jose Antonio Vargas, one of the most high-profile undocumented immigrants in the country, applied for his California driver’s license under a new law. 1.4 million immigrants are expected to submit applications during the next three years.