Netflix’s “Immigration Nation” Sheds Light on Horror, Cruelty of U.S. Immigration

A new Netflix six-part documentary series offers a unique and nuanced view of the ongoing struggles in America’s broken immigration system—so nuanced, in fact, that the Trump administration pressured the filmmakers of “Immigration Nation” to remove particularly horrific scenes and even to delay its release until after the November elections.

Join a live conversation with the filmmakers of “Immigration Nation” on August 19 at 9:00 a.m. PT/noon ET.

War on Women Report: Trump on U.S. Death Toll—“It Is What It Is”

The War on Women is in full force under the Trump administration. We refuse to go back, and we refuse to let the administration quietly dismantle the progress we’ve made. We are watching.

This week: Victorina Morales, an undocumented immigrant who worked for over five years at Trump’s hotel resort in Bedminster, N.J., has been placed in deportation proceedings; Trump ignored bipartisan opposition to his nomination of Anthony Tata; Trump’s abysmal interview with Jonathan Swan; Trump continues to blindly call for re-opening schools; VP Mike Pence joins anti-choice organization Susan B. Anthony List on a multi-state tour.

How Trump’s “Makeshift” COVID-19 Response Worsened the Border Crisis

At the U.S.-Mexico border, COVID-19 has amplified and magnified fractured health care systems on both sides.

Considering the border region’s unique vulnerabilities and the need for close binational cooperation in meeting the border’s public health challenges, you’d think the U.S. government would support an agency it designed just for this purpose. But no. The Department of Health and Human Services dumped the U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commission (BHC) in 2017.

We Heart: Colleges Fight Back to Save International Students From Deportation

On Monday, July 6, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)—along with the Trump administration—announced that F1 student visas would no longer be valid for international students taking their classes entirely online. However, colleges and college students around the U.S. are getting creative to fight back against these restrictions. Here are some of the legal and creative efforts they are taking to help international students stay in the country.