Dec. 14, 2017

Progressives threaten to punish top Democrats if they don’t demand DACA fix

House Democrats are plotting a strategy to push House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to demand a fix for immigrants this year.

Dec. 5, 2017

Why Washington’s fight over protecting 800,000 immigrants could shut down the government

Democrats and moderate Republicans are facing off against a powerful conservative minority over whether to protect people who came to the U.S. as children.
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Dec. 5, 2017

Indiana congressman proposes bill criminalizing lawmakers who protect undocumented immigrants

The proposed bill would impose jail time and a $1 million fine on politicians who protect undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Nov. 30, 2017

Top House Democrat: “I’m not interested in bills” that do not protect DACA recipients

The stakes are rising in Congress over whether Republicans can strike a deal to keep the government open and protect immigrants who came to the US as children.
Nov. 8, 2017

Has Donald Trump fulfilled his 5 big economic promises? How they have held up one year post-election

Have President Donald Trump's economic promises held up? Here's what the data shows, one year after the 2016 election.
Nov. 7, 2017

We all swore we’d move to Canada if Trump won. These people actually did.

Canada may not be perfect, but for these three, it was the ideal escape from Trump's America.

Nov. 3, 2017

Trump administration suggests action against ACLU lawyers in teen immigrant abortion case

Department of Justice lawyers are calling for the American Civil Liberties Union attorneys to be disciplined for having “misled” the DOJ about the nature of the girl’s Oct. 25 appointment.
Oct. 27, 2017

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from this week that didn’t involve Trump’s Twitter feuds

A 10-year-old undocumented immigrant with cerebral palsy gets detained leaving the hospital, and Ben Carson delays a key anti-segregation measure.
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Oct. 26, 2017

An undocumented 10-year-old was detained by immigration officials after having emergency surgery

Border patrol agents followed her ambulance all the way to the hospital.
Oct. 25, 2017

Detained teenager obtains abortion after legal battle with Trump administration

Jane Doe, as she is referred to in court documents to protect her identity, had gotten the judicial waiver that Texas requires from minors seeking abortions without a parent's consent or knowledge.
Oct. 24, 2017

Court orders Trump officials to allow detained undocumented teen to have an abortion

A Washington, D.C., appeals court ordered Trump officials on Tuesday to allow an unaccompanied, undocumented 17-year-old to obtain an abortion in Texas, where she is being detained.

Oct. 18, 2017

Judge rules pregnant undocumented teen in federal custody in Texas may have abortion

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday ruled that the Trump administration must allow an unaccompanied, undocumented 17-year-old girl to have an abortion.
Oct. 18, 2017

Green card holders cannot enlist in the Army Reserve “for the time being,” Army confirms

"U.S. Army Recruiting Command has put Army Reserve enlistments on hold for the time being," an Army official confirmed to 'Mic.'
Oct. 18, 2017

In the past 2 weeks, Donald Trump’s approach to immigration has shifted even further right

The president is ramping up arrests of immigrants, wants to deport more immigrant children and plans to shut down the government if there is no funding for his wall.
Oct. 14, 2017

MacArthur “genius” Greg Asbed is helping the world’s most vulnerable workers get a raise

Here's why one 2017 MacArthur Foundation fellow, Greg Asbed, just won a "genius" grant for $625,000.
Oct. 13, 2017

Here’s why the president has attacked at least 7 international deals in his first year

Finding international deals to attack or withdraw from has been a consistent theme of Trump’s presidency.

Sept. 11, 2017

How to work legally in the United States if you aren’t a citizen

Hundreds of thousands of immigrants may lose their right to work in the United States. Here's what to know about getting an employment-based visa or permit in 2017.
Sept. 7, 2017

“They fail when we need them to act”: Immigrants and progressives slam Democrats’ deal with Trump

“Time and time again, Democratic leaders tell immigrants that relief from deportation would come someday down the road — and that someday never comes."
Sept. 6, 2017

What grassroots groups learned from fighting Trumpcare — and how they’ll apply it to the DACA fight

“It was the highly visible direct actions ... that helped change the conversation. People will need to step up boldly and put themselves on the line.”
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Sept. 6, 2017

DACA by the numbers: Hundreds of thousands rely on immigration program that’s now under threat

Ending the Obama-era program will affect hundreds of thousands of lives and lose billions of dollars for the economy.
Sept. 6, 2017

DACA activists erect, then tear down, confederate statue of Jeff Sessions

Activists called Sessions a "living monument" to white supremacy.

Sept. 5, 2017

Congressional Republicans call for legislative solution after Trump ends DACA

Some powerful Republicans, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, have come out in support of a legislative fix to protect DACA recipients.
Sept. 5, 2017

Donald Trump doesn’t believe in “good” undocumented immigrants

The Trump administration's decision to end DACA shows how merciless Trump's immigration policy truly is.
Sept. 5, 2017

With a morning tweet, Donald Trump threw the battle over DACA to Congress. Here’s what happens next.

"Congress get ready to do your job — DACA!" the president tweeted for lawmakers first day back in Washington in a month.
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Sept. 3, 2017

Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake denounces Trump’s potential decision to end DACA

The Arizona Republican said Trump's decision to end DACA is a campaign promise "he ought to ignore."
Sept. 1, 2017

Could Trump’s threat to end DACA be the thing to finally spur congressional immigration reform?

Prominent Republicans, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, are calling for a legislative fix to allow young undocumented immigrants to remain in the U.S.

Sept. 1, 2017

Business leaders to Donald Trump: “Preserve the DACA program”

Some of the country's biggest companies are trying to appeal to Trump to not end the DACA program.
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Aug. 30, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: North Korea missile launch, Trump’s DACA decision

The important stories to know for Wednesday, August 30.
Aug. 29, 2017

Trump might end DACA soon. This is what Dreamers and allies should do to prepare

Reports claim Trump is on the verge of ending protections for immigrants. Here's what they can do in the meantime.
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Aug. 29, 2017

Houston debunks rumor that immigrants seeking shelter will be asked to show their papers

The anti-sanctuary city law is on the minds of many immigrants facing the devastating floods in Texas.