The Trump administration has proposed a new regulation that—if implemented—would allow it to detain children and families indefinitely, costing hundreds of millions of dollars, or more, each year.
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Analysis of border apprehension numbers does not provide any evidence that the 2015 Flores court ruling increased the number of families arriving at the border.
The Trump administration is prolonging the custody of an unprecedented number of immigrant children—and taking money from important programs to pay for it.
A survey of DACA beneficiaries finds the program has had an outsize effect on participants, their families, and the U.S. economy as a whole—even as recipients face uncertainty about the future.
Forcing women and LGBTQ immigrants to return to Mexico and Central America could put them in grave danger.
This column identifies the consequences of Trump’s redefined public-charge test for disabled immigrants’ health and safety.
Statistical analysis of data on southwest border apprehensions illustrates that policies of family separation and detention will not deter families from coming to the United States.
More than 100 million people in the United States—about one-third of the population—would fail Trump’s public charge test if they had to take it.
Bold anti-corruption solutions could help curb the huge power that the private prison industry has over immigration detention issues.
Spending any amount of time in family detention is detrimental to children’s mental, physical, and emotional health.
Private prison companies—which often do not operate in immigrants’ best interests and have donated large sums of money to President Trump—stand to make billions of dollars from the administration’s policy.
The United States should not lock up children with their parents in order to fix family separation—a policy President Trump could end himself with one phone call—and instead should look to proven alternatives to detention.
The Securing America’s Future Act and the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act would slash protections for women and children.
The Trump administration is weakening the U.S. asylum process through a series of restrictive moves, making it more difficult for asylum-seekers to access key protections against persecution.
Interviews with law students and lawyers with DACA lend insight into policy prescriptions that can support them as they pursue their careers.