It took 16 years for Herberth Cortez Gaitan to have his asylum case heard, 9 more for him to be deported — and 2 years for him to return to the US after a federal court found that immigration judges had made a mistake.
Here’s what one family will do to stay together. We’re following their story.
For Sheriff Scott Jones, how the city of Sacramento approaches immigration doesn’t matter — as long as he can keep allowing immigration agents into the county’s detention center and can contract with the federal government to detain immigrants.
At the University of California, Davis, law students take on immigrant cases, with guidance, and double as cultural navigators too.
Immigration officials are halting publishing a weekly report that names cities that don’t comply with requests to hold people beyond their release dates. They had published three reports — all with significant errors.
Shanthi Sekaran’s novel, a Global Nation Book Club pick, delves into privilege, motherhood and immigration, legal and not.
Federal authorities had previously granted Guadalupe Garcia permission to stay in the US. There is a federal civil rights case against Phoenix’s former sheriff and the types of raids that she was swept up in.
Plus, this week in the president-elect’s policies, an immigration hardliner for attorney general and the prospects for continued segregation in America.
President-elect Donald Trump has clarified his threat to deport undocumented immigrants. Early in the campaign he threatened to remove all of an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants. Now he says only those with criminal records will be removed, which he places at two to three million people.