Family Separation & Detention
Fueled by xenophobia, racism, and hate, the current administration has sought from day 1 to dismantle America’s historical role as a beacon of hope and a land of refuge.
Last week, I penned a piece in the Chronicle of Philanthropy regarding my concern that too many of our colleagues in philanthropy may be “sleepwalking” though a political and civic moment our nation finds itself currently in – and that perhaps our capacity to be outraged has been narcotized.
The federal government is relying on secret shelters to hold unaccompanied minors, in possible violation of the long-standing rules for the care of immigrant children.
This analysis considers the Trump administration's claims that the 2015 Flores settlement agreement led to an increase in the number of families arriving at the United States’ southwest border.