A group of mothers helps immigrant families reconnect.

How these moms are helping reunite immigrant families Julie Schwietert Collazo was listening to the radio when she heard about a fellow mother — with three children like she has — who needed help. A woman from Guatemala was being held at the Eloy Detention Center in Arizona, and her attorney said she could rejoin her[…]

Couple looking to stay together with special immigration rule.

Hamilton family hopes special immigration law will allow them to stay together By Michael D. Pitman A Hamilton family is hoping a special immigration law will allow them to stay together in the United States. Juan Carlos Moncada was arrested in 2015 by the Moraine Police Department for operating a vehicle while impaired. That arrest triggered[…]

Some good news about the families that were separated.

Immigrant children, parents reunited faster under new court order (Reuters) – When Yolany Padilla was released from immigration custody in Seattle last week, she assumed she would be quickly reunited with her 6-year-old son, who had been taken from her at the U.S.-Mexico border two months earlier. But caseworkers at Cayuga Centers in New York,[…]

CNN’s view on coming to America legally.

‘Come legally?’ Trump, here’s what you don’t get By Jill Filipovic “Tell people not to come to our country illegally,” was President Donald Trump’s comment to reporters as he boarded a plane to Europe on Tuesday. “That’s the solution. Don’t come to our country illegally. Come like other people do. Come legally.” What was he[…]

A look into what happens once these immigrant families are reunited.

Some immigrant families are being reunited — but their troubles are far from over By Harmeet Kaur (CNN)After a federal judge ordered the Trump administration to reunite the immigrant families it has separated, there’s been a trickle of stories of parents being reunited with their kids. Nearly 3,000 kids were separated from their parents as a result of the White House’s zero[…]

A protest started as people don’t like the treatment of immigrant children near the Texas Border.

Hundreds Protest on Father’s Day Against a Tent City for Immigrant Children Near Texas Border By LAIGNEE BARRON On Father’s Day, hundreds of protesters descended on a Texas border outpost where a new tent city has been erected to detain immigrant children, according to NPR. The Trump administration announced the new facility would be opening in Tornillo, Texas[…]

Why are we chasing away people who contribute so much to the Texas economy?

Undocumented Texans contribute billions to the economy. Why are we chasing them away? Mitchell Schnurman, Business columnist In Texas, undocumented immigrants are an asset, and a valuable one.That may not be obvious, given that many work off the books in lower-paying jobs and have less education than immigrants who came here legally. Their contributions are[…]