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OPINION: Huddled Masses Yearning to Break Free

The world's largest gulag today is in the United States, where a quarter of the world's prison population is behind bars, and Mississippi is at the heart of that gulag ...

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US Plans to Sidestep Limits on Detaining Immigrant Children

The Trump administration said Thursday it is abandoning a longstanding court settlement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept locked up, and it is proposing new regulations that ...

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US Appeals Court: Trump 'Sanctuary Cities' Order is Illegal

President Donald Trump's executive order threatening to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities" that limit cooperation with immigration authorities is unconstitutional, but a judge went too far when he blocked its ...

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OPINION: ICE Policies Hurt Our Communities Beyond the Border

The cavalier attitude with which ICE conducts operations should be a cause of concern for us all.

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Immigration Officials Defend Handling of Family Separations

Top federal immigration officials went before Congress Tuesday to defend their handling of President Donald Trump's now-abandoned policy of separating migrant children from their families, saying they keep records of ...

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Trump Threatens Government Shutdown Over Border Security

Republicans anxious about keeping control of Congress think it's a bad idea, but President Donald Trump still says he's willing to close the government over border security issues, including money ...

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Judge Temporarily Halts Deportation of Reunified Families

A federal judge on Monday ordered a temporary halt to any deportations of reunited families who were separated by the Trump administration after crossing the southwest border.

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OPINION: Trump Administration Implicit or Explicit in the Trafficking and Slavery of Immigrant Children?

Ask yourself, “Why are these children being moved, and why are they being moved to specific locations so far away from the border and their parents?”

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Mississippi Immigrants: Organize Against ‘Atrocities’

"Get out of our country, you don't belong!" When Melinda Medina hears those words, she feels sad for the person targeting her as a Hispanic woman who descends from a ...

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Border Protection Says NYC Mayor Crossed Border Illegally

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his security detail violated both Mexican and U.S. immigration laws by crossing the border on foot during a visit near El Paso, ...

Protesting Romney

Eight protesters gathered outside of River Hills Country Club, where Gov. Mitt Romney was holding ...