3 Reasons Why the New Flores Rule Does Not Pass Legal Muster

By failing to adhere to the standards set out in the 1997 Flores settlement, by focusing on deterrence, and by neglecting high costs, the Trump administration’s new Flores rule has opened itself up to significant legal challenges.



State and Local Governments Opt Out of Immigrant Detention

As ICE attempts to increase its already record-breaking detention capacity, the agency is facing growing resistance from localities and states across the country that no longer want to be entangled in the business of immigration detention.



The Real Roots of the Border Crisis

The United States has to first understand what's driving migration in the Americas in order to manage it in a cooperative, compassionate, and pragmatic way.



The Anti-Immigrant Extremists in Charge of the U.S. Immigration System

Top positions in the Department of Homeland Security have been filled by anti-immigrant extremists, many of whom have ties to hate groups, which has led to the normalization of anti-immigrant policies and the spread of dehumanizing rhetoric about immigrants in mainstream media.



Getting Migration in the Americas Right

The United States must reject the politics of cruelty and chart a new course on migration policy that is cooperative, compassionate, and pragmatic.