The Detention of Children and Their Families is Still Unjust and Still Against the Law
As the Department of Homeland Security continues to expand its capacity to lock up immigrant families and children, it is time for the courts to step in to ensure that the government keeps its word.
How Leveraging Immigrants’ Skills Could Further Boost U.S. Economy
Immigrants—be they U.S. citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), or unauthorized—are integral parts of the U.S. economy and U.S. society.
Setting the Record Straight on Immigrant Work Authorization
The anti-immigrant Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) issued a report last week alleging a “huge parallel immigrant work authorization system outside the bounds of the laws.” Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) seized upon it to demand a “full investigation.” Yet the issuance of work permits is not new, huge, or unlawful.
Government Releases Information About Expanded DACA Application Process
The USCIS website now contains a list of frequently asked questions to address who is eligible and how the process works as well as instructions for how to fill out the form to apply.
Pope Should Remind Congress That Values Matter in Immigration Debate
In September with the full attention of Congress, the Pope should use his address as an opportunity to remind lawmakers the immigration debate before them is about far more than politics—it’s a reflection of their values and humanity.
New York Times Exposes ‘Shame of America’s Family Detention Camps’
The New York Times details the government’s dangerous and expanding practice of detaining women and children who have recently crossed our southwest border.