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The Trump administration has asked at least 70 babies under the age of 1 to come to court in 2018 and personally make their case to an immigration judge about why they should be able
Q: Is it true that a 1-year-old child has never appeared as a defendant in immigration court — until this year? A: No. Unaccompanied children in the U.S. illegally, including those as young as 1, have previously
LAS NUECES, Guatemala — The United States government separated their family at the border, leaving them with an agonizing choice. José Ottoniel was deported to Guatemala in June, a month into President Trump’s “zero tolerance” crackdown.
The Trump administration deported more than 450 parents without their children — and lawyers worry they could never find them
The Trump administration is just two days away from its July 26 deadline to reunite thousands of immigrant children it split from their parents under the “zero tolerance” policy. But the complexity and pace of
U.S. Senators Harris, Merkley, Cortez Masto Introduce Bill To Reunify And Protect Immigrant Families
July 18, 2018 – WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) introduced the Reunite Every Unaccompanied Newborn Infant, Toddler and Other Children Expeditiously (REUNITE) Act, a
Statement from KIND President Wendy Young: Thank you, Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) for introducing this critical legislation, the REUNITE Act, which would restore compassion to
Last Friday, two weeks after a federal judge in San Diego ordered the U.S. government to reunite more than twenty-five hundred migrant families who had been forcibly separated at the border, lawyers from the Department of
Longtime Rio Grande Valley immigration lawyer Carlos Garcia now ends many of his days at the office by driving to the Port Isabel detention center. He’s there to offer pro bono advice to parents desperate
ADELANTO, Calif. — Moisés Valentín, a pastor at the Christian and Missionary Alliance, and I drove two hours outside of Los Angeles, to the middle of nowhere, high in the Mojave Desert. There, surrounded by
The Trump administration’s use of DNA testing to match migrant children separated from their parents is justifiable as a last resort, medical experts say, but raises a host of ethical problems. That includes the risk