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Trump’s hard-line immigration policies build on the history of former US presidents


To Trump critics, immigration raids and squalid holding cells at the US southern border characterize his hard-line stance on immigration. But how do his policies compare to past US presidents? 

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This Brooklyn pop-up school taps immigrants’ expertise — by making them teachers

Two men sit on a prison bunk bed, one wearing an orange jumpsuit and the other in plain grey clothes.

‘The Infiltrators’ film aims to open Americans’ eyes to the reality of deportation

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Getting legal status opened the path to college for this Arizona immigrant family

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As DACA fix remains elusive, Arizona ‘Dreamers’ focus on in-state tuition

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Proposed ‘public charge’ rule change stirs confusion over green card eligibility

Immigrant parents are pulling their children from health and nutrition programs because they’re afraid that participating in them could prevent them from getting their green cards.

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Her cousin was killed in a school shooting, but this exchange student decided to stay in the US


Sabika Sheikh was killed along with seven other classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School in Texas last May. Her cousin, Shaheera Jalil Albasit, wants to keep building peace.

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Haiti has a burgeoning entrepreneur scene, but can it make room for Haitians forced to return from the US?


Temporary Protected Status for Haitians runs out on July 22, 2019. There are about 58,000 Haitians and their 27,000 US-born children who will be affected.

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An iconic image challenged the politics of Cuban Americans


Photographer Alan Díaz died on Tuesday at age 71. His 2000 image of the Cuban boy Elián González being taken by force from his American relatives endures.

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In New York, volunteers engage in a quiet form of advocacy for immigrants facing deportation

In Trump's America

The New Sanctuary Coalition has been training people to accompany immigrants to check-ins and court dates for 11 years. Since Trump took office, they’re volunteer base is growing.