Immigration

New DACA rules slam the door on protections, despite Supreme Court ruling

Arizona immigrant advocates on Tuesday denounced a new Trump administration move to end an Obama-era program that provides a temporary work permit and protection from deportation to hundreds of thousands of immigrants who arrived in the country as children. 

Phoenix hotel won’t work with ICE contractor that detained migrant children there

A Phoenix-area hotel where migrant minors in government custody were detained said on Tuesday the group of minors is no longer staying there and that it “won’t accept similar business moving forward.” 

Gallego asks for investigation into migrant detention at Phoenix hotel

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego is demanding answers from acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Chad Wolf after recent reports that migrant children are being detained at the Hampton Inn & Suites hotel in Phoenix, unbeknownst to City of Phoenix officials. 

In Trump’s war on immigrants, his greatest foes are immigrants themselves

Since taking office, President Donald Trump’s attack on immigrants has been relentless.

AP: Migrant children detained at Phoenix hotel

Migrant minors are being detained in a Hampton Inn & Suites hotel in Phoenix, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.

Migrant detention center operators defend response to COVID-19 in facilities

The head of the private company that runs a migrant detention center in Eloy told a House panel Monday he is “immensely proud” of its operations, even as lawmakers questioned its response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Family, former detainee say fumes at Eloy ICE facility is ‘poisoning’ women

Yanely Fernandez recalled the June night when her cellmate Yarjelis Chiquinquirá Madueño Dávila passed out in her arms.

ICE terminates cases for two DACA youth arrested without probable cause

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has terminated the immigration cases for Máxima Guerrero and Roberto Cortes, who were arrested by the Phoenix Police Department following a May 30 protest and placed in immigration proceedings when federal agents detained them at a local jail. 

Prosecutors drop cases against 4 AZ migrants who could face deportation proceedings

The four Arizona residents who were arrested by the Phoenix Police Department after a May demonstration and later taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement won’t face any civil or criminal state...

The Supreme Court says ‘Dreamers’ can stay, for now. It’s time we let them stay for good.

I know Dreamers. I count many of them as friends. I’ve worked with them. I’ve marched with them. I’ve celebrated their triumphs and shared in their heartaches.
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