E.U. Border Agency Accused of Covering Up Migrant Pushback in Greece

Frontex is under fire for letting Greece illegally repel migrants as the agency expands to play a more central role at the bloc’s external borders.

#asylum-right-of, #europe, #european-union, #frontex, #greece, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #middle-east-and-africa-migrant-crisis, #refugees-and-displaced-persons

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U.S. Shutters Warehouse Where Migrants Were Kept in ‘Cages’

The chain-link pens that held thousands of children in overcrowded, dirty conditions are being removed as part of a facility upgrade.

#customs-and-border-protection-us, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #rio-grande-valley-tex, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Undocumented and Pregnant: Why Women Are Afraid to Get Prenatal Care

Undocumented women are risking their health by postponing prenatal care and giving birth at home in response to the Trump administration’s immigration enforcement policies.

#illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #texas

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Census Officials Say They Can’t Meet Trump’s Deadline for Population Count

Officials have concluded the Census Bureau won’t have data on time to carry out the administration’s goal of stripping unauthorized immigrants from population totals for apportionment.

#census, #census-bureau, #commerce-department, #illegal-immigration, #population, #ross-wilbur-l-jr, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Judge Halts ‘Public Health’ Expulsions of Children at the Border

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that a public health emergency decree did not give the Trump administration authority to expel unaccompanied children before they could request asylum.

#asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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What Biden’s Win Could Mean for New York: 5 Takeaways

A Biden presidency could bring more recovery funds to the city and boost plans to build a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #illegal-immigration, #infrastructure-public-works, #new-york-city, #presidential-election-of-2020, #stimulus-economic

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Donald Trump and Stephen Miller Might Have Free Time Soon

What will it mean if Trump is no longer president, and I’m no longer undocumented?

#franzen-jonathan, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #miller-stephen-1985, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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The ‘Wall’ Is Still Motivating Voters. But This Time Is It Against Trump?

Immigration was a defining issue for President Trump in 2016. It’s less dominant in 2020, and it is motivating his critics as well as his supporters.

#arizona, #arpaio-joseph-m, #border-barriers, #customs-and-border-protection-us, #family-separation-policy-us-immigration, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #presidential-election-of-2020

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Did President Trump Keep His First-Term Promises? Let’s Look at 5 of Them

Mr. Trump won the presidency in 2016 after making more than 100 promises. Here’s where some stand four years later and what some of his supporters think of them.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #federal-courts-us, #illegal-immigration, #international-trade-and-world-market, #north-american-free-trade-agreement, #patient-protection-and-affordable-care-act-2010, #presidential-election-of-2016, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #tax-cuts-and-jobs-act-2017, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Trump’s Hard-Line Immigration Policies Go Before Voters

The administration has raced to build the president’s promised border wall and block migrants from entering the United States, but the future of those policies will be determined by the election.

#asylum-right-of, #border-barriers, #border-patrol-us, #customs-and-border-protection-us, #federal-state-relations-us, #homeland-security-department, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #mexico, #presidential-election-of-2020, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #rio-grande-valley-tex, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #wolf-chad-f

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Biden Can Fix Latinos’ Disappointment with Democrats

Latino communities haven’t forgotten Obama’s promise.

#asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals, #illegal-immigration, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Border Patrol Agents Fatally Shoot Driver in Texas

The driver was shot in Laredo on Friday after he reversed his car into an agent and refused orders to stop, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

#border-patrol-us, #customs-and-border-protection-us, #homeland-security-department, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #laredo-tex, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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Trump Tried to Blur Responsibility for His Family Separation Policy in Final Debate

President Trump repeatedly hurled the phrase “They built the cages” at his debate opponent Thursday, but separating children from parents was a policy all his own.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #family-separation-policy-us-immigration, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Inside the Refugee Camp on America’s Doorstep

A squalid tent camp on the border is the result of President Trump’s unprecedented limits on asylum. Some people have waited in filthy conditions for more than a year to obtain refuge in the United States.

#illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #matamoros-mexico, #presidential-election-of-2020, #refugees-and-displaced-persons

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‘I Came From Nothing’: An Undocumented Writer Defies the Odds

Karla Cornejo Villavicencio, a National Book Award finalist for “The Undocumented Americans,” talks immigration, her unconventional approach to nonfiction and why impostor syndrome doesn’t faze her.

#books-and-literature, #content-type-personal-profile, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #national-book-awards, #the-undocumented-americans-book, #villavicencio-karla-cornejo, #writing-and-writers

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Supreme Court Will Review Trump’s Plan to Exclude Undocumented Immigrants in Redistricting

A new administration policy, if upheld, would largely shift political power and federal money from Democratic states to Republican ones.

#california, #census, #commerce-department, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #ross-wilbur-l-jr, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Census Count Can Be Cut Short, Supreme Court Rules

After extending the deadline to complete field work in light of the pandemic, the Trump administration reversed course. Critics saw a political motive.

#census, #census-bureau, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #illegal-immigration, #koh-lucy-h, #presidential-election-of-2020, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Trump’s Overhaul of Immigration Is Worse Than You Think

This administration has attacked every aspect of the immigration system — and it won’t be easy to undo.

#asylum-right-of, #border-barriers, #deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals, #dream-act-development-relief-and-education-for-minors-act, #executive-orders-and-memorandums, #family-separation-policy-us-immigration, #foreign-workers, #frey-william-h, #green-cards-us, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #miller-stephen-1985, #presidential-election-of-2016, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #sessions-jefferson-b-iii

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‘We Need to Take Away Children,’ Jeff Sessions Said

Top department officials were “a driving force” behind President Trump’s child separation policy, a draft investigation report said.

#family-separation-policy-us-immigration, #homeland-security-department, #horowitz-michael-e, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #inspectors-general, #justice-department, #nielsen-kirstjen, #rosenstein-rod-j, #sessions-jefferson-b-iii, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Melania Trump Tapes: First Lady Takes Aim at Critics, Migrant Children

The audio recording puts the first lady’s frustrations on full display just weeks before President Trump faces the voters in his bid for a second term.

#family-separation-policy-us-immigration, #first-ladies-us, #grisham-stephanie, #illegal-immigration, #trump-donald-j, #trump-melania, #united-states-politics-and-government, #winston-wolkoff-stephanie

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In Profane Rant, Melania Trump Takes Aim at Migrant Children and Critics

The audio recording puts the first lady’s frustrations on full display just weeks before President Trump faces the voters in his bid for a second term.

#family-separation-policy-us-immigration, #first-ladies-us, #grisham-stephanie, #illegal-immigration, #trump-donald-j, #trump-melania, #united-states-politics-and-government, #winston-wolkoff-stephanie

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Supreme Court Speeds Case on Excluding Undocumented Immigrants in Redistricting

A lower court had ruled that the Trump administration’s plan to alter the census count for congressional reapportionment violated federal law.

#census, #decisions-and-verdicts, #house-of-representatives, #illegal-immigration, #population, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #ross-wilbur-l-jr, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Inside Trump’s Immigration Crackdown

Two filmmakers were granted rare access to Immigration and Customs Enforcement operations. The Trump administration is now seeking to block the release of their documentary.

#clusiau-christina, #documentary-films-and-programs, #family-separation-policy-us-immigration, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention, #immigration-nation-tv-program, #presidential-election-of-2020, #schwarz-shaul, #trump-donald-j

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After a Pandemic Pause, ICE Resumes Deportation Arrests

The Trump administration says it is targeting criminals, but government data suggests that many others are getting caught up in immigration sweeps.

#california, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration

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‘I Keep My Promises,’ Trump Said. Let’s Check.

Here’s a report card on whether the president met his 2016 campaign pledges.

#illegal-immigration, #labor-and-jobs, #national-debt-us, #presidential-election-of-2016, #presidential-election-of-2020, #russian-interference-in-2016-us-elections-and-ties-to-trump-associates, #taxation, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Banksy-Funded Rescue Vessel Evacuated After Distress Call

About 400 migrants remain stranded aboard several rescue vessels in the central Mediterranean as international aid groups urge European officials to let them come ashore.

#banksy, #illegal-immigration, #louise-michel, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #mediterranean-sea, #middle-east-and-africa-migrant-crisis, #rescues, #sea-watch-ev, #ships-and-shipping

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‘It’s a Joy for Me to Bury Them’: A Quest to Honor Migrant Dead

Boubacar Wann Diallo is devoted to determining the names and origins of corpses that wash up on Morocco’s shores and to giving them a decent final resting place.

#funerals-and-memorials, #illegal-immigration, #morgues-and-mortuaries, #nador-morocco, #volunteers-and-community-service, #wann-diallo-boubacar

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Will This Be the Year Arizona Turns Blue?

Democrats, Independents and even Republicans have come together to work toward a lasting political transformation of the desert Southwest.

#arizona-immigration-law-sb-1070, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hispanic-americans, #illegal-immigration, #presidential-election-of-2020

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Border Officials Weighed Deploying Migrant ‘Heat Ray’ Ahead of Midterms

Even as the Republican convention tries to soften President Trump’s image, he has made it clear that the extreme immigration policies of his first four years will be central to his re-election pitch.

#asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #presidential-election-of-2020, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Naturalization Ceremony at R.N.C. Stands at Odds With Trump’s Stance on Immigration

The willingness to use the trappings of presidential power during a campaign convention was a stunning departure from the past.

#border-barriers, #citizenship-and-naturalization, #foreign-workers, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #republican-national-convention, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-building-washington-dc

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As Census Count Resumes, Doubts About Accuracy Continue to Grow

Officials project optimism. But a chorus of experts says the pandemic and politics could lead to a deeply flawed count.

#census, #census-bureau, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #illegal-immigration, #population, #prewitt-kenneth

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Trump Goes on Offensive, Starting With an Attack on Harris

President Trump sought to stoke fear of immigrants by offering a brutal description of a case involving an undocumented immigrant who was included in a jobs program while Kamala Harris was the top prosecutor in San Francisco.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #california, #harris-kamala-d, #illegal-immigration, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vice-presidents-and-vice-presidency-us

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As D.N.C. Unfolds, Trump Reprises Grimmest Language of 2016 Campaign

Speaking in the border city of Yuma, Ariz., President Trump boasted about his own efforts to sharply limit immigration during his time in office.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #border-barriers, #foreign-workers, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #presidential-election-of-2016, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #yuma-ariz

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At the Census Bureau, a Technical Memo Raises Alarms Over Politics

A directive orders experts to find ways to tally undocumented residents. Some fear the end result will be a skewed allotment of seats in the House of Representatives.

#census, #census-bureau, #cogley-nathaniel-t, #commerce-department, #house-of-representatives, #illegal-immigration, #korzeniewski-adam, #population, #redistricting-and-reapportionment

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After a Lull, the Number of Migrants Trying to Enter the U.S. Has Soared

The number of immigrants arrested at the southwestern border has more than doubled since the spring, fueled by Mexico’s economic slump and a Trump administration policy that migrants say works in their favor.

#customs-and-border-protection-us, #illegal-immigration, #morgan-mark-a, #nogales-ariz

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The Arc of Homeland Security Bends Toward Trump. Chad Wolf Bends With It.

Mr. Wolf joined the Department of Homeland Security in its infancy to help prevent another 9/11. Now he is helping President Trump use it to achieve his political ambitions.

#federal-state-relations-us, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #homeland-security-department, #illegal-immigration, #terrorism, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #wolf-chad-f

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How Joe Arpaio’s Fate in Arizona Could Be a Window Into Trump’s

The polarizing former sheriff of Maricopa County, a stylistic doppelgänger to President Trump, is running for his old office in a state where approval of both men has slid.

#arizona, #arpaio-joseph-m, #discrimination, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #maricopa-county-ariz, #polls-and-public-opinion, #republican-party, #sheriffs, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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‘Immigration Nation’ Review: The Banality of Deportation

This Netflix documentary looks at the bureaucracy of immigration enforcement — an intriguing investigation that probably won’t change any minds.

#border-patrol-us, #deportation, #foreign-workers, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention, #netflix-inc, #television, #web-original-programming

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Undocumented Housekeeper Who Worked at Trump Property Could Face Deportation

Victorina Morales was one of many undocumented workers at Trump Organization golf properties who came forward. She was placed in removal proceedings this week. A judge will decide on her bid for asylum.

#asylum-right-of, #citizenship-and-immigration-services-us, #diaz-sandra, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #morales-victorina, #trump-organization

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Why Hunger Can Grow Even When Poverty Doesn’t

The two issues are linked, but during the coronavirus pandemic the relationship is not always simple.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #federal-aid-us, #finances, #food, #food-banks-and-pantries, #food-insecurity, #food-stamps, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #income, #poverty, #recession-and-depression, #stimulus-economic, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government, #wages-and-salaries

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Trump Seeks to Stop Counting Unauthorized Immigrants in Drawing House Districts

Critics described the move as unconstitutional and a transparent attempt to help Republicans.

#census, #census-bureau, #executive-orders-and-memorandums, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Boat Disaster in Turkey Leaves at Least 60 Migrants Dead

Rescuers continue to pull the bodies of victims from Lake Van, in eastern Turkey, more than three weeks after the fishing boat carrying them sank.

#boats-and-boating, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #international-organization-for-migration, #middle-east-and-africa-migrant-crisis, #turkey

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Asylum Officers Condemn What They Call ‘Draconian’ Plans by Trump

A Trump administration plan to overhaul the asylum system would subject vulnerable families to danger and violate international law, officers who would carry out the policy said.

#asylum-right-of, #citizenship-and-immigration-services-us, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Mexico’s Leader Sought Harmony With Trump. He Got a Lopsided Relationship.

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, visiting the White House Wednesday, has avoided fighting the Trump administration. Critics say he is too willing to bend to the American president’s will.

#economic-conditions-and-trends, #illegal-immigration, #international-trade-and-world-market, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-international-relations

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A Woman Without a Country: Adopted at Birth and Deportable at 30

She grew up thinking she was American. When she realized that she wasn’t, her quest to fix the problem put her at risk of deportation.

#adoptions, #alaska, #citizenship-and-immigration-services-us, #citizenship-and-naturalization, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #trimble-rebecca

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One Brother Got DACA, One Didn’t. It Made All the Difference.

The Supreme Court ruled that DACA was improperly terminated, but will new applicants be allowed to enroll in the life-changing immigration program?

#deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #trump-donald-j, #united-states

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What Is the Status of Trump’s ‘Big, Beautiful Wall’?

In “14 Miles,” his exploration of life on the border, DW Gibson reveals the reality and fantasy of the president’s desired wall.

#14-miles-building-the-border-wall-book, #books-and-literature, #border-barriers, #gibson-dw, #illegal-immigration, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Trump Administration Asylum Rule

A federal judge has ruled that a regulation that effectively barred many asylum seekers from obtaining protection in the United States violated federal law. It is the latest in a string of defeats.

#asylum-right-of, #decisions-and-verdicts, #deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #kelly-timothy-j, #trump-donald-j

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Appeals Court Rejects Trump’s Diversion of Military Funds for Border Wall

An appeals court ruled that President Trump illegally diverted funding for his border wall without congressional approval, likely sending the issue to the Supreme Court.

#border-barriers, #decisions-and-verdicts, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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In Arizona, Trump Boasts About His Wall and Repeats Unfounded Predictions of Voter Fraud

His main target was voting by mail, suggesting that mail carriers would be robbed as they delivered ballots.

#arizona, #border-barriers, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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