How Did We Get Here?

How Did We Get Here?

Today’s New York Times has a very detailed explanation of the history of U.S. policy with respect to undocumented families and unaccompanied minors. The report points out, as we also pointed out in our blog post, that there is no law requiring the Administration...
This Problem is Not Legislative

This Problem is Not Legislative

While it’s certainly true that we need legislative fixes to many parts of the U.S. immigration system, the particular issue of family separation is not one of those parts. Despite the President’s claim that Democratic lawmakers are somehow to blame for the...
What’s Going On?

What’s Going On?

The Trump administration is charging asylum seekers in criminal court and treating their children as “unaccompanied minors.” This departure from decades of border policy has led to children being separated from their parents—mainly mothers—who cross the border fleeing...