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Immigration Enforcement

Behind The Scenes: At The Mercy Of The Courts, One Family’s Harrowing Journey (Podcast)

We spent a year investigating the impact of Trump's policies on New York's immigration courts. After watching hundreds of hearings a day, here are some details of what we found.

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ICE Attempted to Deport a 14-Year Old Girl From a New York Shelter, Despite the Pandemic

14-year old Jenny is one of a growing number of children who were previously in the government's Remain in Mexico program that ICE is now trying to deport.

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ICE Arrests Teenager at Shelter Despite Pandemic, Places Him in Solitary Confinement

Jorge was placed in a cell for 23 hours per day as a form of quarantine, according to his attorney.

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Prosecutors and Public Defenders File Lawsuits to Halt ICE Courthouse Arrests

The New York State Attorney General, the Brooklyn District Attorney and The Legal Aid Society announced on Wednesday the filing of two separate lawsuits aimed at blocking ICE from carrying out courthouse arrests.

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On the Brink of Being Homeless in a Sanctuary City

Despite a citywide rise in deportations, families of undocumented persons are ineligible for housing benefits, putting them at risk of homelessness.

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On Long Island, Undocumented Drivers Risk Their Freedom From Town to Town

Local departments make their own policies on contacting Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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New York, a Sanctuary State, Provides Criminal Justice Data to ICE

The state forwards notifications about certain immigrants to federal authorities.

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The Trials of Being Undocumented and Turning 18

A group of young immigrants fleeing violence fought the Trump administration for their right to stay in the United States – and won.

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Lawmakers Respond to ICE Courthouse Near-Arrest in Pelham

After Documented wrote about a recent incident, the Pelham Court will now honor the new state rule about ICE arrests