Mexican Border and beyond

Where Fear and Hope Collide: Images From Mexican Border, and Beyond

Where Fear and Hope Collide: Images From Mexican Border, and Beyond A man killed in a suspected drug-related execution in 2012 in Acapulco, Mexico. Violence has surged in Acapulco, once Mexico’s top tourist destination, spurring the flight of many Mexicans. CreditJohn Moore/Getty Images For nearly a decade, the photographer John Moore has traversed the Mexico-United States…

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Extreme Cruelty by Homeland Security

  Extreme Cruelty by Homeland Security: Separating a 7-year-old from her mother WHAT, EXACTLY, did a 7-year-old Congolese girl do to the United States to deserve the trauma that has been visited upon her — including forcible separation from her mother — by Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and her immigration agents? There is no…

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DACA Deadline – Take Action Now!

DACA is expiring.  Tell Congress to take action!! It is critical for constituents to urge their Senators to focus on providing lasting protection for Dreamers, like the bipartisan, bicameral Dream Act (S. 1615/H.R. 3440), and not get distracted by broader legislation that is beyond the scope of reasonable negotiations and would fundamentally betray American values…

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ICE Attorney in Seattle Guilty of Stealing Immigrants’ IDs

Former ICE attorney in Seattle pleads guilty to stealing immigrants’ IDs Federal prosecutors say that Raphael Sanchez stole the identities of several people “in various stages of immigration proceedings” to defraud credit-card companies. The recently resigned chief counsel for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Seattle pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing immigrants’ identities to…

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ICE Needs to do Better for the Community

Tukwila immigration case sparks community response Tukwila police and city officials respond to growing uproar after a man was taken into custody by ICE last week. Last week King 5 reported on a man who called police for help and ended up in ICE custody. Wilson Rodriguez Macarreno, 32, called police when he heard someone prowling outside of…

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