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…

Federal agencies refuse to take responsibility for mistreatment of immigrant children

Federal government agencies took zero responsibility for placing a number of unaccompanied immigrant youth into the hands of human traffickers in 2014, where they were forced to work on egg farms in Ohio, a bipartisan Senate report revealed Wednesday. The 52-page study, conducted by a…

Green groups praise Republican for introducing carbon tax bill, but dislike what’s in the details

A congressional Republican introduced a proposal on Monday to address climate change by placing a tax on carbon dioxide emissions. But some climate experts contend the plan — if it were to miraculously become law in Republican-controlled Washington — would still fall short of cutting…

Feds send immigrant children to foster company with history of abuse

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has spent billions since 2013 placing minors who cross the border into foster and shelter facilities throughout the country, many of which have a history of abuse and lax oversight, according to multiple reports. One organization,…