Meredith Hoffman

immigration

ICE's Rapid Expansion Has Led to Chickenpox, Quarantines, and Desperation

Lawyers say that one detention facility run by a private prison company has been beset by health crises and isn't even properly licensed.
Meredith Hoffman
2.25.19
immigration

Inside the Trauma-Filled Camp of Migrants Waiting at the US Border

The caravan has become an encampment of hundreds of people who are trapped between countries in Tijuana and facing dangerous conditions.
Meredith Hoffman
12.28.18
immigration

Trump Is Still Desperately Trying to Keep Migrant Children Locked Up

Under a new proposed rule, the administration would be allowed to keep kids in detention for months or even years.
Meredith Hoffman
9.7.18
immigration

ICE Is Sending Detained Kids to Adult Jails the Second They Turn 18

Across the country, teens are being handcuffed and taken out of shelters to detention facilities on their birthdays.
Meredith Hoffman
8.28.18
immigration

The Government Isn't Doing Anything to Reunite This Family It Broke Apart

A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to do everything it can to reunify families separated at the border, but some children and parents remain trapped in different countries.
Meredith Hoffman
8.6.18
immigration

The Horrible Conditions Endured by Migrants Hoping to Enter the US Legally

I spent a night on the bridge connecting the US and Mexico talking to desperate people who hoped their asylum pleas would be heard.
Meredith Hoffman
7.3.18
immigration

A Judge Ordered Trump to Reunite Migrant Families, but the Crisis Continues

The backlash to Trump's family separation policy is continuing in courts, along the border, and even in a conservative Texas county.
Meredith Hoffman
6.27.18
immigration

New Trump Policy Means Domestic Violence Victim Will Likely Be Deported

On Monday, Jeff Sessions announced new, harsher requirements for asylum seekers, creating fresh harships for thousands of vulnerable people.
Meredith Hoffman
6.13.18
immigration

Trump Has Quietly Cut Legal Aid for Migrant Kids Separated from Parents

A program that provides help to unaccompanied minors was slashed just as the government has instituted policies that split kids from parents.
Meredith Hoffman
5.31.18
immigration

What Separating Migrant Families at the Border Actually Looks Like

Trump's inhumane border policy is tearing families apart and traumatizing children.
Meredith Hoffman
5.25.18
immigration

Pregnant, Traumatized, and Trapped in Asylum Limbo

A massive backlog of asylum requests has left thousands of people in miserable situations while they wait to hear if they'll be allowed to stay in the US.
Meredith Hoffman
5.21.18
immigration

Texas's Sanctuary City Ban Has Trapped Immigrants in Terror

Immigrants and many cops dislike the law, but there's nothing they can do.
Meredith Hoffman
5.7.18
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