Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.

America’s Voice A New, Loathsome Low: Trump Administration Detains a 10-Year Old Disabled Girl and Separates Her From Her Mother CHIRLA, UWD, NextGen America, Center for Community Change, MoveOn.org & Indivisible Discuss Their Fight for a Clean Dream Act & Dangers Faced by Activists in Light of Yesterday’s Attack A “Second Wall” – Growing Delays… Continue »

Two Goshen men accused of targeting a black neighbor have been charged with hate crimes, District Attorney Tim Ward announced Wednesday. The charges follow a stabbing Sunday in Goshen that left a man in critical condition in Fresno’s Community Regional Medical Center. The man, whose name wasn’t released, is black. Witnesses say the men yelled… Continue »

Sophomore Logann Pruneda is speaking out after she says she was attacked on campus at Bullard High school for being gay. Her parent allowed the 16-year-old to sit down with us for an interview. She says a group of students pelted her with juice boxes and shouted homophobic slurs during a non-scheduled fire drill Monday.… Continue »

Police charged a Delaware man with a hate crime after he allegedly told authorities he was considering throwing Molotov cocktails at the home of neighbors he believed were Muslim. The News Journal in Wilmington reports Gerard Medvec, 64, of Delaware City, had been spying on his neighbors with binoculars and told authorities he would “take… Continue »

A south suburban woman whose racially charged rant at a black couple last fall earned her viral infamy and hate crime charges, will spend at least a few weeks in jail. Jessica Sanders, of Alsip, was eventually acquitted of two felony hate crime counts and an aggravated battery charge, but was convicted of a misdemeanor… Continue »

Jason Gardner first recounted the attack to police as he lay on a hospital bed shortly after midnight on June 6, 2017: The 15-year-old was in the creek behind the Cedarwood Trails mobile home park in New Haven, Indiana, where he’d lived since February. He was walking across the mud, calling out his girlfriend’s name,… Continue »

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In Portland, ICE is starting to send text messages to immigrants they’re targeting, a new development which poses at least two challenges for immigrants and advocates. One, ICE has been manipulating immigrants into divulging their native country and immigration status, which — unbeknown to them — can become evidence in a deportation hearing. And two,… Continue »

This week, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) recipients traveled to Washington to advocate for an extension and for legislation. This fight has been described by America’s Voice Education Fund’s Executive Director Frank Sharry as “the most important issue most people have never heard of.” In a new story out this week, Arizona PBS reports on the burgeoning crisis for TPS-recipients:… Continue »

Hoy, el Center for American Progress (CAP) publicó nuevos datos sobre los beneficios económicos a los estados y a las industrias si es aprobado el Dream Act. Las estadísticas incluyen incrementos estimados en el PIB a nivel estatal y federal, además de ofrecer un desglose de los trabajadores elegibles para DACA en Estados Unidos en determinadas industrias.… Continue »

Columbus, OH – Today, the Center for American Progress (CAP) published new estimates of the economic benefits of passing the Dream Act to states and industries. The data includes estimated GDP increases on state and federal levels and provides a breakdown of DACA-eligible workers in the U.S. in particular industries. Said Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s… Continue »