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.
Restoring the Rule of Law Through a Fair, Humane, and Workable Immigration System
DACA Recipients’ Livelihoods, Families, and Sense of Security Are at Stake This November
What We Know About DACA Recipients, by State
What We Know About DACA Recipients in the United States
Resources on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on the administration’s termination of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, here are the latest details on how many DACA recipients have renewed their protections and what to expect in the next year.
If federal and state polices are instituted to remove immigration and licensing barriers, immigrant doctors will be able to better serve rural communities, reducing physician shortages and improving health care access.
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 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.
Court documents reveal that children endure abysmal conditions in Border Patrol facilities.
Tom Jawetz, vice president for Immigration Policy at American Progress, testified before a hearing on the benefits of immigration at the U.S. House of Representatives on June 26, 2019.
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.
The United States must reject the politics of cruelty and chart a new course on migration policy that is cooperative, compassionate, and pragmatic.
These state fact sheets provide estimates on the demographics and economic contributions of immigrants eligible for protection under H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act.
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham speaks at the 2019 CAP Ideas Conference about the effects of the Trump administration’s immigration policies on border states such as New Mexico.
In the weeks ahead, local jurisdictions that currently collaborate with the federal government to enforce federal immigration laws must make a choice: protect their immigrant residents or remain complicit in President Trump’s deportation agenda.
The Trump administration’s proposed border wall is not only expensive, ineffective, and bad for the environment; it is also a misuse of eminent domain law and an affront to private property rights.
Dreamers and Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Enforced Departure recipients are part of the fabric of communities across the United States.
Building Meaningful Civil Rights and Liberties Oversight at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties needs new authorities and higher expectations to oversee the Trump administration’s abuses in immigration and domestic security.