Campaign in the News

October 2018


The Awful Things I Saw and Heard at the Border

Daily Beast (Op-Ed), October 12, 2018


“In Any Other Judicial System, the Government Cannot Just Take Away Your Kid”

Mother Jones, October 11, 2018


Organization provides pro bono legal services to immigrant families in Dilley detention center

KSAT, October 10, 2018


Letters Reveal Pain from Force Family Separations

HLN, October 1, 2018


September 2018


Mid-Missourian shares stories of asylum-seekers

KOMU8, September 18, 2018


A week in Dilley: Annapolis alderman, local attorneys volunteer at a Texas detention center

Capital Gazette, September 14, 2018


The Family-Separation Crisis Is Not Over

The Nation, September 6, 2018


ICE accused of “extreme coercive tactics” to deport parents of separated children

Univision, September 1, 2018


August 2018


Complaint: US officials coerced migrants to sign documents

Associated Press, August 23, 2018


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Parents Were 'Coerced' To Waive Reunification Rights With Children, Complaint Says

NPR, August 23, 2018


Abuse of Children Is Illegal, Even If the President Is Responsible

Bloomberg, August 23, 2018


U.S. Immigration officers coerced separated parents to sign documents, complaint says

El Paso Times, August 23, 2018


DHS Urged To Investigate Coercion Against Immigrants

Law 360, August 23, 2018


New Complaint Accuses ICE of Threatening Undocumented Parents Into Signing Deportation Papers or Never Seeing Their Kids Again

Slate, August 23, 2018


Immigration Agents Told Parents They Must Agree To Deportation Or Never See Their Children Again

Buzzfeed, August 23, 2018


Immigrant parents who gave up their kids were punished, threatened, and degraded, new report says

VICE, August 23, 2018


Rights Groups Claim Families Coerced During Separation Process

Courthouse News, August 23, 2018


Presunto matrimonio arreglado mantiene en limbo legal la herencia de un inmigrante indocumentado

Univision, August 23, 2018


Immigrants coerced to sign documents, complaint charges

Albuquerque Journal, August 23, 2018


Complaint filed against Homeland Security for pressuring separated parents to self deport

KFOX 14, August 23, 2018


DHS coerced undocumented immigrants into signing away reunification with their kids, per lawyers

Think Progress, August 23, 2018


'Killed me little by little.' Family detention left lasting scars for one mother and son

LA Times, August 19, 2018


Almost all asylum-seeking families show up for court, report finds

San Diego Union-Tribune, August 17, 2018


Inside a Texas Detention Facility for Immigrant Families

Wall Street Journal, August 10, 2018


Judge threatens to hold Jeff Sessions in contempt

CBS News, August 10, 2018


How Trump’s Family Separation Policy Has Affected Parents

PBS Frontline, August 2, 2018


Sudbury attorney volunteers for detained immigrants

MetroWest Daily News, August 6, 2018


University of Akron and International Institute Train Attorneys For Immigration Cases

WKSU, August 2, 2018


July 2018


Advocates Say Immigrant Children Separated From Their Parents Spoke Of Being Kicked By Guards

Buzzfeed, July 28, 2018


Guards At A Family Detention Refused To Take Her Son To The Doctor. Then He Started Convulsing.

HuffPost, July 26, 2018


Jeff Sessions Has Been Targeting Asylum-Seekers Fleeing Domestic Violence. It’s Been “Devastating.”

Mother Jones, July 26, 2018


ACLU: Separated parents were forced to sign paperwork they can't read

The Hill, July 25, 2018


'Incredibly chaotic': Trump administration scrambles to reunite migrant families as deadline looms

NBC, July 24, 2018


Welcome To The Next Big Court Battle Over Trump’s Immigration Policies

Talking Points Memo, July 24, 2018


Some migrant parents may not reunite with children for years, experts warn

The Guardian, July 24, 2018


Reunited Immigrant Families Still Face Challenges

Courthouse News, July 24, 2018


Judge to consider how quickly families can be deported after reunification

San Diego Union Tribune, July 24, 2018


Is ICE pressuring separated parents to sign deportation documents to reunite with kids?

Arizona Republic (USA Today Network)


More than 1,000 migrant parents reunited with their children, but 463 deported

Southern California News Group, July 24, 2018


Deadline Approaches For Family Reunification

KERA News, July 24, 2018


Family detention is not the answer to family separation. It's a failure and a disgrace.

USA Today (Op-Ed), July 23, 2018


June 2018


There’s a Better, Cheaper Way to Handle Immigration

New York Times (Op-Ed), June 22, 2018


Trump wants permission to lock up immigrant families indefinitely

VICE News, June 21, 2018


Alderman Marc Rodriguez, Annapolis attorneys to assist asylum seekers in Texas

Capital Gazette, June 21, 2018


Here's How to Help Immigrant Families Who Have Been Separated at the Border

Glamour, June 20, 2018


DHS Deporting Women Without Asking If They’re Afraid to Go Home, Advocate Says

Daily Beast, June 20, 2018


Who is seeking asylum at the southern U.S. border?

Fox 5, June 20, 2018


Some immigrant families have long been allowed to stay together

Houston Chronicle, June 20, 2018


How to help families separated at the U.S. border

Metro, June 19, 2018


What do detainees need most? Attorneys, say immigration groups.

WUSA 9, June 19, 2018


East Sacramento Moms Offer Help At Border As Remote Translators

CBS Sacramento, June 19, 2018


How you can help families separated at the border

WUSA9, June 18, 2018


Deaths in ICE Detention Reflect ‘Systemic Failure’: Complaint

Crime Report, June 13, 2018


Critics denounce Sessions' move to restrict asylum for domestic and gang violence victims

NBC, June 12, 2018


Mom and 4 children forced to separate after seeking asylum in US

CNN, June 5, 2018


May 2018


This Is Why Trump's Forced Separation Policy Doesn't Work

Daily Beast (Op-Ed), May 29, 2018


Immigrant women, children abused by gangs need our protection

The Hill (Op-Ed), May 24, 2018


Families will be separated under 'zero-tolerance' border enforcement policy, AG Sessions

KVAL, May 14, 2018


April 2018


Hanover Native Plays a Role on Front Line of Immigration Conflict

Valley News, April 6, 2018


New performance metrics for immigration judges focus on higher volume, speedier decisions

San Diego Union Tribune, April 5, 2018


Trump orders judges to hurry up; here's what the public rarely sees in Seattle and Tacoma immigration courts

Seattle Times, April 5, 2018


Jeff Sessions Wants to Impose Quotas on Immigration Judges. Here's Why That's a Bad Idea.

Mother Jones, April 5, 2018


March 2018


ICE Will Now Detain Pregnant Women Because of President Trump's Executive Order

TIME, March 30, 2018


ICE no longer exempting pregnant women from detention

ABC, March 30, 2018


ICE to hold more pregnant women in immigration detention

USA Today, March 29, 2018


ICE Ends Policy Of Presuming Release For Pregnant Detainees

Huffington Post, March 29, 2018


ICE Now Detaining Pregnant Women, Thanks to Trump Order

Daily Beast, March 29, 2018


ICE will no longer release pregnant immigrants from detention

VICE News, March 29, 2018


New ICE policy makes detention more likely for pregnant women

San Diego Union Tribune, March 29, 2018


ICE already detains pregnant women, and now it wants to detain even more

Daily Kos, March 29, 2018


February 2018


Las mujeres y niños que cruzan la frontera en busca de asilo

The Chicago Tribune, February 8, 2018


December 2017


Trump administration considering family separation policy for asylum seekers

The Independent, December 23, 2017


'Beyond the Pale': Outcry as Trump Administration Considers Separating Immigrant Families at Border

Common Dreams, December 22, 2017


Trump Administration Considers Separating Families to Combat Illegal Immigration

New York Times, December 21, 2017


To curb illegal border crossings, Trump administration weighs new measures targeting families

Washington Post, December 21, 2017


Our government must stop separating asylum-seeking families

USA Today (Op-Ed), December 21, 2017  


Complaint Accuses DHS Of Increasingly Separating Families At The Border

Buzzfeed, December 12, 2017 


Denuncian que La Migra separa un número “alarmante” de familias inmigrantes una vez llegan a EEUU

El Diario, December 12, 2017


November 2017


A Growing Lawyer ‘Army’ Is Banding Together to Protect Immigrants

The Nation, November 23, 2017


Amid Immigration Crackdown, Cities Step In With Free Legal Aid

Huffpost, November 9, 2017
Also published in Governing


October 2017


Complaint Says Detention Not Providing Adequate Care to Pregnant Immigrants

San Diego Union Tribune, October 14, 2017


Pregnant Immigrants Say They’ve Been Denied Medical Care in Detention Centers

The Nation, October 12, 2017


September 2017


ICE Not Following Its Own Rules on Releasing Pregnant People

Rewire, September 28, 2017 


June 2017


Entrenarán nuevos voluntarios legales en defensa contra deportación

La Opinión, June 20, 2017