Today, a new Trump administration policy will go into effect that will allow the government to deport undocumented immigrants without a court hearing if they are unable to demonstrate they’ve been in the country for at least two years. Marco Werman spoke with law professor César García Hernández to explain what this could mean for immigrants and deportations across the United States.
Almost two-thirds of asylum-seekers in Greece are women and children. Greece continues to struggle with how to accommodate migrants — especially this new population, which has needs that are unique to pregnant and nursing mothers and babies.
The proposed changes, set to become official on Tuesday, represent the latest effort by the Trump administration to crack down on immigration, the signature issue that helped propel Trump to the White House in the 2016 election and one already figuring prominently in the 2020 campaign.
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 European Union has a policy of sending migrants back to Libya after they're intercepted in the Mediterranean Sea. But in Libya, they're held in abysmal detention centers — and some rights groups say that makes the EU complicit in an airstrike Wednesday that killed over 40 migrants.
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.