ICE is arresting the sponsors of undocumented children

The Trump administration is using the process of placing undocumented immigrant children with sponsors as a way to track down and arrest undocumented individuals, according to a CNN report. From early July through early September, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detained 41 undocumented immigrants who came…

Trump administration wants more space to detain immigrant children

Over 400 migrant children remain separated from their families months after President Donald Trump announced that he was ending his policy that separated parents from their children at the border. Kids who were forcibly taken from their parents have reportedly attempted suicide and told officials…

Some immigrant children detained for months in Chicago shelters, according to recent report

At least 99 immigrant children separated from their families and sent to detention facilities in Chicago are dealing with the long-term consequences of the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy, according to a recent investigative report by ProPublica. The report, which cites a number of confidential records…

DHS coerced undocumented immigrants into signing away reunification with their kids, per lawyers

Immigration authorities coerced roughly 76 immigrant parents separated from their children at the border into signing documents they couldn’t understand, according to a new complaint. In some cases, these parents signed away their rights to be reunited with their children and didn’t even know it. The…

Report detailing lead poisoning in young children on army bases draws fire from lawmakers

Children in U.S. Army housing were found to have elevated levels of lead in their systems, prompting calls from lawmakers on Capitol Hill for immediate measures to fix the problem, which has been found to cause severe developmental problems. In a letter sent Friday to…