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What Happened to the Migrant Baby CBP Called a ‘Potential Death’?

by Scott Bixby   on August 28, 2019   in the-daily-beast   publication:

Four days ago, U.S. Customs and Border Protection released a stunning announcement notifying the public of the “potential death in custody” of a 6-month-old baby girl. Since then, the agency tasked with enforcing immigration laws on the

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Immigrant Advocates Use Temporary Reprieve to Prep Families at Risk for Deportation

by Scott Bixby   on June 25, 2019   in the-daily-beast   publication:

For thousands of families, the postponement of a massive federal immigration raid targeting them for deportation allowed for a momentary sigh of relief. But organizations that advocate for undocumented people and asylum seekers in the immigration

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Immigration Advocates Vow to Take Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy to Court

by Scott Bixby   on December 22, 2018   in the-daily-beast   publication: ,

Opponents of the Trump administration’s plan requiring all migrants seeking asylum in the United States to remain in Mexico for the duration of their immigration proceedings have vowed to challenge the policy, which they say—like

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Pentagon, DHS Stonewall on Military Base Detentions for Immigrants

by Spencer Ackerman   on August 10, 2018   in the-daily-beast   publication:

With a self-declared deadline for detaining immigrant families on military bases approaching, the Trump administration is stonewalling the release of any substantial information on a policy that some service members have declared morally reprehensible. After

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As Deadline for Family Unification Nears, Congress Tries to Weaken Protections for Immigrant Children

by Scott Bixby   on July 26, 2018   in the-daily-beast   publication:

With only hours remaining before a court-mandated deadline requires the federal government to reunite thousands of children separated from their immigrant families, the Trump administration has assured Americans that it has all intentions of meeting

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Trump Administration Rule Would Keep More Undocumented Kids Apart From Their Relatives

by Betsy Woodruff   on May 14, 2018   in the-daily-beast   publication:

A proposed rule could make it much harder for undocumented immigrant children who come to the United States to stay with their relatives. Currently, when unaccompanied children arrive at the border—the bulk of whom flee

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