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Reade Levinson

Special Report: The toxic legacy of a California Naval base

31 Jan 2019

SAN FRANCISCO It seemed like the ideal redevelopment play. The Treasure Island Naval Station, erected on a picturesque strip of land in the middle of San Francisco Bay in 1942, was closed by the U.S. Navy in 1997. The city of San Francisco eyed the property as the centerpiece of a plan for easing the technology hub’s housing crisis. | Video

Insight: U.S. courts abruptly tossed 9,000 deportation cases. Here's why

17 Oct 2018

Liliana Barrios was working in a California bakery in July and facing possible deportation when she got a call from her immigration attorney with some good news.

Sessions limits U.S. judges' ability to dismiss deportation cases

20 Sep 2018

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced new limits on the ability of immigration judges to terminate deportation cases on Wednesday, the latest in a series of decisions to facilitate the removal of immigrants in the country illegally.

How a mother's tough choice gave her son a potential U.S. asylum advantage

17 Aug 2018

SAN FRANCISCO/WEST PALM BEACH For two months in detention after being separated from her 14-year old son by U.S. border officials, Catalina Sales worried about how he was doing and when she would see him again. | Video

Judge orders migrants returned to U.S. in midst of deportation flight

10 Aug 2018

A federal judge on Thursday ordered an immigrant mother and daughter brought back to the United States after learning during a court hearing that the government had put them on a deportation flight to El Salvador.

U.S. says data on separated families not readily available - court filings

28 Jul 2018

NEW YORK The U.S. government said in court filings on Thursday that it lacked the technical capability to quickly provide states with information about children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border under President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy toward illegal immigrants.

Immigrant parents misled by U.S. when they agreed to deportation: filing

26 Jul 2018

Dozens of immigrant parents were coerced or misled by U.S. authorities on the Mexico border into signing forms agreeing to be deported quickly without their children, lawyers said in a court filing on Wednesday.

U.S. says 463 migrant parents may have been deported without kids

24 Jul 2018

More than 450 immigrant parents who were separated from their children when they entered the United States illegally are no longer in the country though their children remain behind, according to a joint court filing on Monday by the federal government and the American Civil Liberties Union.

Migrants in U.S. custody describe life in 'ice boxes' and 'dog pounds'

19 Jul 2018

During their detention last month in a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility in Laredo, Texas, Karen and her two young sons were constantly cold. The family, which fled violence in Honduras, slept on a hard floor in a holding cell without mattresses, she said, their clothes still wet from crossing the Rio Grande. | Video

Immigrant children, parents reunited faster under new court order

15 Jul 2018

When Yolany Padilla was released from immigration custody in Seattle last week, she assumed she would be quickly reunited with her 6-year-old son, who had been taken from her at the U.S.-Mexico border two months earlier. | Video

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