When we discuss and understand the Public Charge Rule, let there be no question that it will harm some of the very most vulnerable in our society—including U.S. citizen children, survivors of domestic violence and recently arrived refugees and asylum-seekers who need a small measure of social support as they bravely make their way in a new country.
Last year, over 100 children in Ohio started their summer break reeling from immigration raids. This year, children in Alabama and Mississippi are starting their school year begging for their parents to be returned to them.
The Trump administration needs to be held accountable for the atrocities happening at the border, in the same way that all nations must be accountable for crimes against humanity.
On July 1, a former detainee’s sexual assault claim against an ICE-related family detention center was allowed to continue. In the midst of terrifying conditions at border facilities, this small victory for sexual assault victims is wholly welcome.
Border Patrol forced a 3-year-old named Sofi to make an impossible choice: choose which parent should be deported. A group of mothers is fighting back by suing the Trump administration for misconduct.
Fury over the crisis at the border compelled 50 mothers to take action last week in Iowa. They staged two sit-ins with their children on Tuesday and Wednesday in Des Moines at Sen. Joni Ernst’s office, demanding she take action to address the forced separation and detention of children along the U.S. / Mexico border. […]
Any parent reading this knows what it feels like to see the light of understanding coming on in the eyes of their child. At Child Aid, we see that lightbulb I mourn for the lights going dark as these migrant children languish, separated from their parents and threatened with the cessation of the small opportunities they have to maintain hope and the small normalcy of educational activities.
Palantir Technologies was once one of Silicon Valley’s darlings. The U.S. data-analytics company had the financial backing of Peter Thiel and other Bay-Area billionaires; it was a combination of big data and big money that many thought couldn’t lose. But the novelty of tech giants has worn off as big data has become synonymous with […]
Brutality by ICE and DHS officials at the Mexican border is not a by-product of a broken system. It is the goal.
“This is about making America white again,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said earlier this week. “They want to make sure that certain people are counted. It is really disgraceful and it’s not what our founders had in mind.”