As Senate Democrats negotiate with their Republican colleagues on ways to further punish asylum seekers and undocumented immigrants, there’s one element missing from the conversations: reality. That was on full display in a devastating New York Times exposé this week about the large number of migrant children who have... Continue »
On May 11, Republicans passed H.R. 2, which opponents labeled  the Child Deportation Act. Just two Republicans joined every Democrat who voted in opposing the legislation. Republican House members in tough battleground districts and those who hold themselves out as so-called sensible moderates on the issue delivered critical support... Continue »
“This is exactly what America should be doing.”   Today, the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a joint statement announcing the expansion of the Central American Minors (CAM) program. This program allows people in the United States to petition as sponsors for refugee... Continue »
Leading childrens’ advocates, faith voices, and observers are condemning Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s cynical and cruel executive order instructing state child-care regulators to revoke the licenses of facilities that house unaccompanied immigrant minors, noting that it attacks the most vulnerable among us and is a transparent political stunt that... Continue »
Trump took a wrecking ball to our broken immigration system; Biden has begun the formidable job of unwinding the cruelty and building anew   The Biden administration is making progress – reunifying families ripped apart by the Trump administration, better managing the arrival of unaccompanied minors at the border,... Continue »