Rio Grande Valley attorney Jennifer Harbury explains the nightmares facing immigrants today, whether they gain entry or are turned away.
While that's good news, immigration advocates, fearful of mass deportations, have gotten a judge to issue a stay temporarily halting deportations.
On this week's National Podcast of Texas, Andy Langer also speaks with singer-songwriter Radney Foster on his newly recorded “prayer for the border.”
Austin immigration attorney Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch says the system is seemingly designed to use speedy family reunification to pressure parents into deportation.
Among the revelations: Families were separated despite legal entry, and at least one child said he was hit by a caregiver.
’You cannot imagine how awful it is to be there,’ the boy said of his nine-month separation by U.S. immigration officials.
While the nonprofit's shelters are generally well regarded among immigration advocates, the wealth of violations is alarming.
The refusal by the two firms to take on a yearlong contract came one day before Trump announced the end of family separation.
The governor declared that only Congress can fix family separations shortly before the president ended the policy.
The move by Sheriff Richard Wiles marks a growing chorus of local law enforcement across Texas that is critical of the federal family separation policy.