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November 23, 2020
Biden Will Try to Unmake Trump’s Immigration Agenda. It Won’t Be Easy.
Restoring asylum claims and judges’ independence will be uphill work.
August 28, 2019
Is It Time to Remove Immigration Courts From Presidential Control?
Calls grow to create an independent court system that protects immigration judges from political pressure.
January 14, 2019
Trump's War on Immigrants Leaves a Million Lives in Limbo
Migrants in the U.S. and across the globe face turmoil as lawsuits aim to reverse restrictive policies.
November 7, 2018
The Immigration Crisis Jeff Sessions Leaves Behind
Assessing the ousted attorney general's legacy on President Trump's favorite issue.
September 14, 2018
Zero Tolerance Lives On
And it’s sapping energy from other law enforcement missions
July 1, 2018
A Father and Child Disunion
One migrant’s encounter with “zero tolerance."
June 19, 2018
What You Should Know About Family Separations
Yes, it’s Trump policy. No, it’s not the law.
June 12, 2018
Is Domestic Violence Private?
It took 20 years for courts to say no. It took Jeff Sessions no time to say yes.
April 17, 2018
Should America Give Refuge to Abused Women?
Trump seems to say, not anymore.
January 19, 2018
Lost in Court
A visit to Trump’s immigration bedlam.