Government Agencies Under Fire Over Handling of Unaccompanied Children
A Senate hearing was held regarding reports that Health and Human Services released some unaccompanied children to human traffickers and abusers. This is what happened.
Mothers Targeted in Immigration Raids and Still Detained Pen Letter to President Obama
Seven mothers that have been held for four weeks in a family detention facility in Dilley, Texas penned a letter to President Obama asking him to release them and their children while they work through the immigration appeals process.
What’s Behind the Drop in Deportation Numbers?
Some observers have interpreted these declines as evidence that the federal government is becoming less vigilant in enforcing immigration laws. Yet, it’s not that simple.
Senators and Rights Groups Call on White House to Protect, Not Deport Central Americans
As rampant violence and organized crime continues to destabilize the Northern Triangle countries, many are questioning the U.S. government’s decision to deport people back there.
Undocumented Population Continues to Decline in the U.S.
The undocumented population fell from 12 million in 2008 to 10.9 million in 2014, a decline of just under 10 percent in 6 years.
This Week at the American Immigration Council:
- Central American Mothers Targeted in Immigration Raids and Still Detained Pen Letter to Obama (Press Release, January 2016)