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Mica Rosenberg

Hasty rollout of Trump immigration policy has 'broken' border courts

11 Sep 2019

On the day she was set to see a U.S. immigration judge in San Diego last month, Katia took every precaution.

19 states, District of Columbia, sue Trump administration over migrant detention

27 Aug 2019

NEW YORK Attorneys general for 19 states and the District of Columbia sued President Donald Trump's administration on Monday to block a sweeping new rule to indefinitely detain migrant families seeking to settle in the United States.

New Trump family detention rule faces legal challenges, tight space

26 Aug 2019

NEW YORK, Aug 26 A coalition of 19 states and the District of Columbia, led by California and Massachusetts, said on Monday they will sue the Trump administration to stop a sweeping new rule to indefinitely detain migrant families seeking to settle in the United States.

Trump imposes rule allowing U.S. to detain migrant families indefinitely

22 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled a rule that allows officials to detain migrant families indefinitely while judges consider whether to grant them asylum in the United States, abolishing a previous 20-day limit. | Video

Thousands of Central American migrants take free rides home courtesy of U.S. government

21 Aug 2019

More than 2,000 Central American migrants seeking to settle in the United States have given up and accepted free rides home under a 10-month-old program funded by the U.S. government and run by a United Nations agency, according to a U.N. official.

New Trump rule targets poor and could cut legal immigration in half, advocates say

13 Aug 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration unveiled a sweeping rule on Monday that some experts say could cut legal immigration in half by denying visas and permanent residency to hundreds of thousands of people for being too poor. | Video

Allegations of labor abuses dogged Mississippi plant years before immigration raids

09 Aug 2019

Long before U.S. immigration authorities arrested 680 people at agricultural processing facilities in Mississippi this week, one of the five targeted companies faced allegations of serious labor violations including intimidation, harassment and exploitation of its largely immigrant work force, according to a federal lawsuit.

U.S. immigration agents arrest 680 workers at Mississippi plants

08 Aug 2019

U.S. immigration authorities arrested nearly 700 people at seven agricultural processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday in what federal officials said could be the largest worksite enforcement operation in a single state. | Video

Groups sue to block Trump administration's expansion of rapid deportations

07 Aug 2019

Advocacy groups sued the Trump administration on Tuesday in an effort to block a rule published last month that expands the number of migrants who can be subject to a sped-up deportation process without oversight by an immigration judge.

No 'day in court': U.S. deportation orders blindside some families

26 Jul 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK Carin, a 39-year-old subsistence farmer from Honduras, crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with her two sons late last year. They had fled after her political organizing led to threats of violence, she said, and intended to claim asylum.

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