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Trump Administration ‘Washing Its Hands’ Of Deported Parents Of Migrant Children, Advocates Warn

by Emily Shugerman   on August 5, 2018   publication:

The Trump administration is “washing its hands” of the migrant parents it deported after separating them from their children at the border, advocates have said. The administration has so far reunified some 1,800 of the families it separated under Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance”

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Kids Who Can’t Tie Their Shoes Are Being Traumatized In Immigration Court

by Angelina Chapin   on August 4, 2018   publication:

LOS ANGELES – In 2016, Luis sat in his lawyer’s office and drew a black, snake-like object, surrounded by sad faces. “My dad hit me with a cable from the television,” the 4-year-old told Joanna

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Immigration Lawyer On Separated Children

by Scott Simon   on August 4, 2018   publication:

SCOTT SIMON, HOST: The deadline to reunite migrant children, who were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, has come and gone. And this weekend hundreds of children are still waiting. Attorneys across the

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He Was Once An Unaccompanied Minor At The Border, Now He Works In The Valley’s Fields

by Monica Velez   on July 31, 2018   publication:

Working 11 hours shifts in corn fields in Mendota is some of the hardest work to do. Add school and immigration court to the mix and you might start losing track of the days, like

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711 menores aún separados de sus padres

by Fernando Rodriguez   on July 31, 2018   publication:

KIND’s Director of Policy, Jennifer Podkul, speaks to Foro TV’s, Fernando Rodriguez on the 711 migrant children still separated from their parents. Click here to listen: https://twitter.com/i/status/1024293488072880131 


It IS getting harder for immigrants to gain asylum in the U.S: Official data shows rates have been slashed in half over the last six months

by Valerie Bauman   on July 31, 2018   publication:

The Trump administration has made it harder to gain asylum in the U.S., with the rate of successfully reviewed claims of credible fear cut in half during the first six months of 2018, according to

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Inside The Search For The 468 Parents Deported Without Their Children

by Alice Ollstein   on July 30, 2018   publication:

The Trump administration has admitted in court that it deported at least 468 immigrant parents without their children, and while those families are entitled under a federal court order to the chance to be reunified, the Trump

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Why some of the 711 kids in US custody may never see their parents again

by CNN Wire   on July 29, 2018   publication:

We haven’t seen their faces. We don’t know their names. We only know a number: 711. That’s how many immigrant kids from separated families remain in custody, according to the latest government tally. Officials say

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711 Kids In Custody Haven’t Been Reunited With Their Parents. What Happens To Them Now?

by Catherine E. Shiochet   on July 29, 2018   publication:

We haven’t seen their faces. We don’t know their names. We only know a number: 711. That’s how many immigrant kids from separated families remain in custody, according to the latest government tally. Officials say that, for

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Immigration lawyers, judges vexed by new Trump policies

by Miranda S. Spivack   on July 27, 2018   publication:

It’s been weeks since immigration attorney Laura Barrera has had a full day off. Like hundreds of her colleagues, she can barely keep up with fallout from the Trump administration’s family separation policy – and

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