A warm welcome to the U.S., but only for some.Paula Solian for Documented

This Russian Blacksmith Was Declared a Public Charge in 1913

The government has deemed immigrants “public charges” since people were arriving at Ellis Island by boat.

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Early Arrival: Report Says New Jersey Detention Facility Has “Unsanitary and Unsafe Conditions”

Monday's Edition of Early Arrival: — New York State to Renew Immigrant Legal Representation Contract — ICE Stops Force-Feeding Hunger Strikers — Legal Challenges Mount as White House Defends National Emergency

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Early Arrival: Public Defenders Suing over Video Hearings

Wednesday's Edition of Early Arrival: New York Lawmakers Implore ICE to Stop Courthouse Arrests — North Carolina ‘ICE Watch’ — New Agreement on Funding, Harris’ Immigration Record, Companies Want DREAMer Solution

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Early Arrival: American Citizens Prime Clientele for Chinatown Matchmaker

Monday's Edition of Early Arrival: ICE Doesn't Bring Detained Immigrants to Trial — Trump’s Long History of Hiring Undocumented Workers — Border Security Talks Break Down