Marshall Project Originals
How Prosecutors Are Fighting Trump’s Deportation Plans
Some D.A.’s urge new discretion on pleas, sentences.
Treating Cancer with Ibuprofen
Medical care is already bad for immigrant detainees. Will Trump policies make it worse?
The Immigration Policy That Ate the Justice Department
Under Sessions’ latest orders, the border is everywhere.
Trump’s Radical Departure on Immigration
A softer tone from the White House belies a harsher reality.
How Immigrants Make Communities Safer
Immigrants may actually bring down crime in areas where they live.
Stranded in Trump's America
Hundreds of thousands of people from seven barred nations live in all parts of the U.S.
24,000 Defendants Get a New Chance at Justice in Drug-Lab Scandal
Some deportees gain, too, but no one knows how many are affected.
America’s Toughest Immigration Court
Welcome to Stewart Detention Center, the black hole of the immigration system.
The Crucial Immigration Case About to Hit the Supreme Court
With Trump’s pledge to deport millions, bail hearings become an even bigger issue.
What Trump and Others Get Wrong About ‘Sanctuary Cities’
Ahead of the presidential debate, setting the record straight on a hot-button immigration issue.
The Nonviolent Offenders Congress Forgot
While prison reform gains momentum, the immigration debate remains “tough on crime.”
The Long and Winding Detainment of Diana Ramos
Why did this undocumented woman spend more than four years in detention?
Get Caught with Pot, Face Deportation
As states loosen marijuana laws, the consequences for noncitizens remain as strict as ever.
Long Shorts and Baggy Shirts
An immigration detention facility tries a new method for curbing sexual assault: Make the women dress differently.
10 (Not Entirely Crazy) Theories Explaining the Great Crime Decline
From aging to gentrification to Prozac.