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The Trump administration used an early, unreported program to separate migrant families along a remote stretch of the border

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The Trump administration used an early, unreported program to separate migrant families along a remote stretch of the border

Kevin Sieff, The Washington Post (July 7, 2021)

The Trump administration began separating migrant families in the Yuma, Arizona region of the U.S.-Mexico border months earlier than previously reported through a program known as the Criminal Consequence Initiative, resulting in the separation of at least 234 families from July 1 to Dec. 31, 2017.

Undocumented Immigrants Can Get Licenses. ICE Can Get Their Data.

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Undocumented Immigrants Can Get Licenses. ICE Can Get Their Data.

Kimberly Cataudella and Alexia Fernández Campbell, Huff Post (July 13, 2021)

According to a Center for Public Integrity investigation, at least 7 states have shared personal information from drivers with ICE since January 2020, raising concern about the risks of getting drivers licenses for undocumented individuals.

DCF is not providing interpreters for immigrant families, advocates say, a failure that can have seismic consequences

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DCF is not providing interpreters for immigrant families, advocates say, a failure that can have seismic consequences

Matt Stout, Boston Globe (July 14, 2021)

Several advocacy groups are calling for an investigation into a Massachusetts’ child welfare agency due to concerns of discrimination against immigrant families by continuous failures to provide non-English-speaking parents with interpretation.

This is what happens to child migrants found alone at the border, from the moment they cross into the US until age 18

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This is what happens to child migrants found alone at the border, from the moment they cross into the US until age 18

This article details the process that unaccompanied minors go through when they arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border, through the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, and beyond.