ICE is waging a broad campaign of fear designed to alienate, criminalize, and make immigrants feel as though they are not wanted in their own communities.
Trump also has an abysmal approval rating in California.
The president often cites Operation Wetback of 1954 but his plans, if realized, would dwarf that campaign.
Historically speaking, immigration control is one of the least constitutional and most racist realms of governance in U.S. law and life.
Undocumented workers make up a large share of four sectors of the American economy.
Immigration agents would be newly empowered to reject asylum-seekers earlier in the process under a draft not yet sent to field offices.
An obscure section of Trump’s executive order on border security will give local law enforcement agencies the power to enforce federal immigration laws.
States and municipalities may argue that their historic ability to control local "police powers" precludes helping the feds deport immigrants.
North Carolina teen Wildin Acosta is threatened with deportation after fleeing Honduras under threat of death for his religious commitment.
Court's statement affirming a ruling that blocks Obama's immigration plan sure to inspire reformers this fall.
Cost and difficulty finding documents also preventing many from taking advantage of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
The news comes after a 15-year-old refugee fatally stabbed a female employee at a center for migrants.
The candidate faces a backlash for his latest immigration comments.
After years of waiting for immigration reform, reactions to the president’s speech are all over the map.