Among more than 100 law enforcement agencies serving large immigrant communities, nearly 1 in 4 create barriers never envisioned under the program.
An interfaith nonprofit in California’s Central Valley is seeking ways legal residents and citizens can respond if roundups and deportations begin.
A year later, the legacy of California’s first immigration raid under Trump still ripples through the local school and within families as well.
As American life grinds to a halt, the immigration system – with agencies across two federal departments – has often continued with business as usual.
“When they are a victim of a crime, they need to know we’re going to help. We’re not going to be an obstacle,” says one police leader.
The Trump administration has been denying visas to experienced, well-paid workers, many of whom have degrees from American universities.
VisionQuest has faced decades of citations for violence against youth in its custody.
While the president’s crackdown at the Mexican border has gotten plenty of attention, he’s also been dismantling the work-based immigration system.
During the summer of family separation, Yolo County rethought its role in detaining unaccompanied minors. And it decided it liked it.