ICE is giving undocumented immigrants ‘dummy’ court dates

Some undocumented immigrants living in the United States have received fake documents, ordering them to arrive at the courthouse at midnight, on weekends, or on dates that don’t exist, such as September 31, according to a report by The Dallas Morning News. According to the outlet,…

Immigrant communities hit on all sides as Hurricane Florence draws near

Undocumented immigrants are facing uncertainty and precariousness as Hurricane Florence draws nearer to the southeastern United States and coastal residents evacuate inland. Area activists in states like North Carolina say they are working to help immigrants find shelters, but that the evacuation process has been…

White House Dismissed Politically Incorrect Immigration Report

Immigrants commit crimes and are incarcerated at a much lower rate than U.S. citizens, according to two separate studies released this week. A study by The Sentencing Project, a criminal justice research and advocacy group, found that “foreign-born residents of the United States commit crime…

55 undocumented immigrants remain in ICE custody after one of the largest raids in a decade

55 undocumented immigrants remain in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) nearly one week after the raid of a Texas trailer manufacturer resulted in the arrest of 159 workers. According to data ICE provided to Texas station KXII, 98 undocumented workers were released…

Strike at an immigration detention center strengthens the national prison strike movement

Across the United States, prisoners are going on strike, and so are undocumented immigrants being held in detention centers. As of Friday, there were 62 people on strike at the Northwest Detention Center in Takoma, Washington, activists told ThinkProgress. On Saturday, organizers held a rally near…

Federal arrests of non-criminal undocumented immigrants rise under Trump

Under the Trump administration, arrests of undocumented immigrants with no criminal record have tripled, according to new analysis from NBC News. The numbers appear to contradict the Trump administration’s claim that only “bad hombres” are being targeted by immigration law enforcement. By looking through Immigration…

Michigan’s diverse primary boasts dozens of immigrants and Muslim candidates

Dozens of candidates running in Michigan’s primary on Tuesday are immigrants or children of immigrants and about half of them are Muslim, making the state’s primary race one of the most diverse in the country. A report by the Detroit Free Press found at least…

Fox News Snowflakes Melt Over ‘Repulsive’ Anti-ICE Jokes

Tens of thousands of immigrants detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement were forced to work for $1 day, or for nothing at all — a violation of federal anti-slavery laws — a lawsuit claims. The lawsuit, filed in 2014 against one of the largest…