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News June 22
The administration is no longer separating them. Now more parents and children will be held at places like this.
Q&A June 19
Yes, it’s Trump policy. No, it’s not the law.
Analysis June 12
It took 20 years for courts to say no. It took Jeff Sessions no time to say yes.
Case in Point May 21
After 22 years, Manuel Herrera discovers that it’s complicated.
Analysis May 20
Despite Jeff Sessions’ new zero-tolerance mandate along the border, the Justice Department has prioritized immigration offenses for years.
Feature May 15
They know what he did. They just don’t know who he is.
Life Inside May 10
“It started to sink in that I wouldn’t really get a childhood.”
News May 1
How the administration is turning child protection into law enforcement
News April 17
Angry at Chicago, he cuts off police aid for all.
News April 17
Trump seems to say, not anymore.
Analysis March 30
The link between immigration and crime exists in the imaginations of Americans, and nowhere else.
Life Inside February 1
He completed his prison sentence. Then immigration officers came calling.
Feature January 19
A visit to Trump’s immigration bedlam.
The Frame January 19
Photographer Kirsten Luce captures the challenges facing migrants who arrive at a U.S. border crossing in Laredo, Texas.
News January 17
Here are nine ways the law-and-order president has smashed Obama’s legacy.
News January 9
Sessions considers tying the hands of immigration judges.
Commentary October 22, 2017
Selmin Feratovic might be alive today if not for our deeply broken system.
Analysis September 5, 2017
President Trump tries to deflect a potentially thunderous blowback.
Analysis September 1, 2017
And they’ve got a lot of allies.
News August 28, 2017
Recent lawsuits claim the agency is targeting people for deportation based on spurious allegations of gang connections.
News August 8, 2017
Border officials are supposed to return personal belongings to people who are deported to Mexico but often don’t.
Feature July 30, 2017
Under Trump, an Obama strategy unravels
News July 5, 2017
As a federal program grows, more mentally ill immigrants have access to attorneys.
News June 20, 2017
Communities across the country are defying the Trump administration on immigration.
News May 16, 2017
Some D.A.’s urge new discretion on pleas, sentences.
News May 8, 2017
Medical care is already bad for immigrant detainees. Will Trump policies make it worse?
Analysis May 3, 2017
Forget Korea and Ivanka. It’s all immigration, all the time.
News April 16, 2017
Under Sessions’ latest orders, the border is everywhere.
Analysis March 2, 2017
A softer tone from the White House belies a harsher reality.
Commentary February 28, 2017
Immigrants may actually bring down crime in areas where they live.
Analysis February 20, 2017
Where the local lawmen serve as immigration enforcers.
Analysis February 20, 2017
What we learned from that surge of immigrant arrests
Case in Point February 6, 2017
What do we owe an immigrant wrongfully imprisoned for 27 years?
Analysis February 3, 2017
What to watch as the system prepares for mass deportations.
Graphics January 31, 2017
Hundreds of thousands of people from seven barred nations live in all parts of the U.S.
News January 18, 2017
Some deportees gain, too, but no one knows how many are affected.
Feature December 12, 2016
Welcome to Stewart Detention Center, the black hole of the immigration system.
News November 29, 2016
With Trump’s pledge to deport millions, bail hearings become an even bigger issue.
Analysis September 26, 2016
Obama’s promise to focus on “felons not families” has fallen short
The Lowdown September 25, 2016
Ahead of the presidential debate, setting the record straight on a hot-button immigration issue.
Feature July 22, 2016
Lost in America’s deportation bureaucracy.
Analysis July 22, 2015
While prison reform gains momentum, the immigration debate remains “tough on crime.”
Feature June 17, 2015
Why did this undocumented woman spend more than four years in detention?
News June 16, 2015
As states loosen marijuana laws, the consequences for noncitizens remain as strict as ever.
Commentary May 21, 2015
It’s an internment camp.
News April 17, 2015
An immigration detention facility tries a new method for curbing sexual assault: Make the women dress differently.
News March 16, 2015
A private prison company, a prison riot, and what comes next.
Commentary March 4, 2015
Where suspects, by the thousands, disappear.
Commentary February 24, 2015
Life inside the infamous Willacy immigration prison.
Justice Lab November 24, 2014
From aging to gentrification to Prozac.
News November 21, 2014
Obama’s immigration plan has no room for criminals. But what’s a criminal?