Immigration Decoded

You hear the opinions on immigration, but we bring you the facts, faces and context behind immigration policy in the U.S. and its implications.

Immigration Decoded

Published — November 30, 2018

Images of migrant throngs are real, but so are individual life-or-death stories

Analysis: Trump chief of staff John Kelly once said parents were trying to “save their children” by getting them out of Central America. 

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Published — November 6, 2018 Updated — Today at 4:42 pm EST

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Published — October 12, 2018 Updated — Today at 2:15 pm EST

ICE data: Tens of thousands of deported parents have U.S. citizen kids

Deportations of parents of U.S. kids are likely to rise, with a wider Trump net

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Published — October 1, 2018 Updated — Today at 11:22 am EST

Family separations: What happened to the nursing baby?

The Department of Homeland Security as a policy said it didn’t separate children under five, but multiple claims have emerged.

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Published — August 30, 2018

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Published — August 2, 2018 Updated — August 6, 2018 at 6:01 am ET

Let migrant children bid for asylum separate from parents’ cases, lawyers say

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Published — July 26, 2018 Updated — August 30, 2018 at 2:59 pm ET

Family separation, U.S. treaties and asylum obligations: What’s legal?

Putting whole families in detention also raises questions about child abuse

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Published — June 27, 2018 Updated — July 26, 2018 at 5:18 pm ET

How border migration is testing the public’s grasp of due process and U.S. asylum obligations

Judge scorches ‘chaotic’ family separations, doctors lash out at family detention plan