White House Will Miss Court-Mandated Deadline to Reunite Migrant Families

White House Will Miss Court-Mandated Deadline to Reunite Migrant Families

As was widely expected after a judge ruled last month that the Trump Administration would have 30 days to reunite families separated at the border, the US government is struggling to meet the deadline, with Reuters reporting that only half of the detained children under age 5 will be back with their parents by a court-ordered deadline of Tuesday, […]

“The Children Are an Afterthought”: ICE’s Workplace Raids Are Tearing Immigrant Families Apart

President Donald Trump’s “zero-tolerance” border policy isn’t the only way immigrant families have been torn apart by his administration—Immigration and Customs Enforcement is conducting massive raids on workplaces that employ undocumented workers in factories and stores from Ohio to Tennessee, leaving hundreds of children without their parents. Advocates say they know of more than 250 children who lost at […]

California’s Housing Crisis Is So Bad, Families Are Squatting Abandoned Homes Just to Survive

California’s Housing Crisis Is So Bad, Families Are Squatting Abandoned Homes Just to Survive

When I ask Christine Hernandez, a mother of four, slender in stature and bold in manner, how best to scout for abandoned homes—the bleak dwellings with the boarded-up windows and ripped-out drywall, their innards packed with leftover syringes, rotting debris, and the peculiar loot of previous dispossessed tenants—she says it’s best to send someone who […]