Crossing the Border

by Melanie Ramos "I know what it’s like to have hopes and dreams when coming to the United States and to have them torn down at the border. I lived that experience not once but twice. What they are doing is just inhumane,” Julio A. said. The detention of immigrants, the policy of separating children …

Resources for Stories About Immigration

Migration Policy Institute https://www.migrationpolicy.org/article/frequently-requested-statistics-immigrants-and-immigration-united-states U.S. Department of Homeland Security https://www.dhs.gov/immigration-statistics Center for Immigration Studies https://cis.org/Immigration-Statistics-Data-Portal The Myth of the Criminal Immigrant By ANNA FLAGG MARCH 30, 2018 Immigrant population Change since 1980 Violent crime rate Change since 1980 The Trump administration’s first year of immigration policy has relied on claims that immigrants bring crime into America. President …