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Boston Superintendent Resigns Amid Lawsuit Claiming He Shared Student Immigration Info With ICE

by Aaron Colen   on June 25, 2018   publication:

Superintendent of Boston Public Schools Tommy Chang resigned on Friday, just days after being sued by civil rights and student advocacy groups seeking to know how often the school system shared information with federal immigration

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More Than 2,000 Immigrant Children Are Still Separated From Their Parents

by Jameelah Nasheed   on June 25, 2018   publication:

On Saturday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a fact sheet confirming that as of June 20, more than 2,000 immigrant children remain in the custody of the U.S. Department of Health and Human

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15-year-old reported missing from immigration facility

by Lauren Pearle   on June 25, 2018   publication:

Authorities in Texas are searching for a 15-year-old boy who walked away from the nation’s largest children’s immigration center, police said Monday. Det. J.J. Trevino of the Brownsville Police Departmenttold ABC affiliate KRGV that officers

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Here’s What’s Going On With Children Separated At The Border

by Holly Yan   on June 25, 2018   publication:

If this saga over families separated at the border seems highly confusing, that’s because it is. We’ve seen a flurry of recent activity from politicians and protesters trying to rectify the situation — yet many

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How Will Over 2,000 Detained Children Be Reunited With Their Parents?

by Madeleine Aggeler   on June 25, 2018   publication:

This weekend, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human Services released an outline of their new plan to reunite the thousands of immigrant families that the U.S. government separated under

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Children As Young As 5’ Could Face Immigration Court Alone, Experts Say

by Angelina Chapin   on June 25, 2018   publication:

Many of the migrant children who remain separated from their parents will have to appear in immigration courts alone and are at greater risk of deportation, legal experts told HuffPost. “In some cases, children as

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KIND Applauds the Introduction of the Central America Family Protection and Reunification Act

  on June 25, 2018

KIND supports the Central America Family Protection and Reunification Act, introduced by Representative Eliot Engel (Ranking Member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee), Representative Norma Torres (Co-Chair of the Central America Caucus) and Representative Adriano

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‘It’s heartbreaking’: Advocates work to reunite migrant kids with parents amid U.S. separation crisis

by Andrew Russell   on June 22, 2018   publication:

Lawyers and organizations working to reunite migrant children with their parents separated by Donald Trump’s “zero-tolerance” border policy describe a frustrating, heartbreaking, and chaotic process that has left thousands of families searching for answers. Rochelle

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Trump ended family separations, but he’s still making life difficult for migrant children

by Daniella Silva   on June 22, 2018   publication:

“Each one seems small, but when you really take a step back, you really see it as a systematic attack against these kids,” an immigration advocate said. President Donald Trump may have ended the separation

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Opinion: There’s a Better, Cheaper Way to Handle Immigration

by Sonia Nazario   on June 22, 2018   publication:

And now, it has come to this. “We are trading kids in cages for families in cages,” said Cory Smith of Kids in Need of Defense, a legal advocacy group on whose board I serve.

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