The term "concentration camps" has been used to describe migrant detention centers on the southern border under the Trump administration — and not without controversy. But the term has particularly affected some Latinx Jews.
The US Justice Department recently announced their intention to continue to add the citizenship question to the 2020 US census. This move caused concern among critics and activists who fear this will discourage undocumented immigrants from filling out the census. Greisa Martinez, with the immigration rights group United We Dream, spoke to Marco Werman about the controversy.
US Border Patrol agents used a Facebook group to make vulgar remarks about migrants and members of Congress. The group’s existence was exposed as US Representative Judy Chu toured Texas facilities recently that held migrant children in abhorrent conditions.
Lawsuits challenging Trump's action were filed in various courts by a group of states including California and New York, individual DACA recipients, the University of California, civil rights groups, labor unions and Microsoft Corp, which expressed concern its own employees would be affected.