Honduran mother and child with a Border Patrol agent.
This tradition is so strong in the US that all lawyers are encouraged to volunteer at least 50 hours of pro bono service per year.
Javier Garrido Martinez holds his four-year-old son during a news conference in New York on July 11, 2018. The pair were reunited after being separated for almost two months when authorities stopped them at the U.S. southern border.
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The U.S. immigration detention system under Donald Trump is abusive, racist, sexist and haphazardly implemented, all designed to terrorize people attempting to exercise their right to seek asylum.
The Trump administration’s new family separation policy has become a hot issue in Mexico’s presidential election. All four candidates say that Mexico must do more to respect the human rights of Central American migrants.
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Mexico elects a new president on July 1. Frontrunner Andrés Manuel López Obrador says Trump's immigration policy is 'arrogant, racist and inhuman' and that he won't do the US's 'dirty work' anymore.
Hashtags at the ready.
The power of the mainstream media to put pressure US government policy should not be underrated.
While the UK does not indefinitely detain children, there are cases where minors are held – and in extreme cases, separated from their parents.
Suzanne Mayes reacts to Melania Trump’s jacket as she collects toys for detained families.
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A researcher takes a closer look at the millions of unauthorized workers who play an essential role in the U.S. economy – and why they matter.
Children wait at a private charity after being released by Customs and Border Protection.
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United's CEO called the Trump policy 'in deep conflict' with his company's values, the latest example of a corporate leader speaking out on a political issue, something almost unheard of a few decades ago.
People inside the McAllen processing center for people crossing the US border.
US Customs and border patrol/EPA
The scale and brutality of Trump's family separation policy was like nothing that has gone before.
The United Nations has called a new Trump administration policy of separating migrant families and detaining children ‘abuse.’
Trump hopes migrants won't come if they know their children will be taken away. That grim logic ignores the inescapable dangers that drive thousands of Central Americans to flee their homes each year.
A protest against the family separation policy in Los Angeles in mid June.
The US attorney general cited Paul's letter to the Romans to justify the Trump administration family separation policy. Here's why that's a misreading of the Bible.