Joel Rose

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Doctors Concerned About 'Irreparable Harm' To Separated Migrant Children

Friday, June 15, 2018

One pediatrician says the staff at a shelter facility told her that federal regulations prevented them from touching or holding a crying child to soothe her. The shelter says there's no such rule.


Victims Of Domestic Abuse, Gangs To Be Denied Asylum In U.S.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is imposing new limits on who can get asylum in the U.S. In a closely watched case, he said that most migrants fleeing domestic violence or gang violence won't qualify.


Attorney General Denies Asylum To Victims Of Domestic Abuse, Gang Violence

Monday, June 11, 2018

Jeff Sessions has broad powers over the nation's immigration courts and has long said that asylum-seekers are "gaming" the U.S. system.


Judge Says Yes To Lawsuit Challenging Trump Administration Family Separation Policy

Thursday, June 07, 2018

In a response to the Trump administration's request to dismiss the suit, Judge Dana Sabraw ruled that the "wrenching separation" of children from parents may violate their right to due process.


'From Delivery To Detention': ICE Detains Pizza Guy At Army Base In Brooklyn

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Pablo Villavicencio, an Ecuadorean immigrant, was attempting to make a delivery at Fort Hamilton when he was detained and handed over to immigration authorities.


Protesters Across The U.S. Decry Policy Of Separating Immigrant Families

Friday, June 01, 2018

People gathered in cities across the country on Friday to protest the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant parents and children at the Southern border.


'I'm Not Aware Of That': Starbucks Employees Receive Racial Bias Training

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Starbucks closed thousands of stores across the country Tuesday for racial bias training. The sessions were closed to the public, but the company hosted an event for reporters in New York.


This Salvadoran Woman Is At The Center Of The Attorney General's Asylum Crackdown

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is personally intervening in the case of one woman from El Salvador. He is questioning whether she and other crime victims deserve asylum in the U.S.


Sessions Intervenes In Salvadoran Woman's Asylum Case

Monday, May 21, 2018

Trump's administration is moving to limit who can get asylum in the U.S. Attorney General Sessions has intervened in a Carolina woman's case, questioning whether she and others deserve protection.


New York Gov. Cuomo To Federal Immigration Officials: 'The State Will Sue'

Thursday, April 26, 2018

On Wednesday, the governor sent a cease-and-desist letter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying its arrest of a dairy farmer in upstate New York last week violated the law.


Trump's 'Muslim Ban' Is Already Happening, Immigrant Rights Advocates Say

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Muslim immigration to the U.S. is down sharply in the past year. The Supreme Court is weighing the legality of the president's travel ban this week.


Not Everyone Feels Welcome Camping Out In 'Third Spaces' Like Starbucks

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Starbucks and other companies have touted themselves as warm spaces away from home or the office. But the arrests of two black men last week reveal that's not always the case.


Starbucks To Close 8,000 Stores For Employee Racial-Bias Training

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

This follows the arrest of two African American men in one of Starbucks' Philadelphia stores after an employee called police. The two men hadn't bought anything and were waiting on a friend to arrive.


Black Man Fatally Shot In NYC After Police Mistake Metal Pipe For Gun

Thursday, April 05, 2018

Police officers in New York City fatally shot a black man after mistaking a metal pipe for a gun. Witnesses say the man, Saheed Vassell, 34, was not given a chance to surrender, but was shot to death immediately.


Justice Department Will Require Judges To Make Quota For Immigration Cases

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

The Justice Department is laying out quotas for immigration judges as part of their performance evaluations for the first time. It's part of a broader push by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to speed up deportations and reduce a massive backlog of immigration cases.


Justice Department Rolls Out Quotas For Immigration Judges

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

To get a "satisfactory" rating on their performance evaluations, judges will be required to clear at least 700 cases a year. Some judges warn quotas could erode due process for immigrants.


Trump's Tweets On 'Caravans' Crossing The Border, Annotated

Monday, April 02, 2018

NPR fact-checked the president's claims on Twitter that "caravans" of people are crossing the U.S.-Mexico border to take advantage of DACA and that Mexico could stop the flow.


Sessions Pushes To Speed Up Immigration Courts, Deportations

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is moving to reshape the immigration courts by clearing a massive backlog of cases. Critics say he's considering unprecedented changes in order to speed up deportations.


WH Threatening To Veto Spending Bill If It Includes Money For Northeast Rail Tunnel

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

If the century-old rail tunnel into New York City fails, the economic pain will be felt up and down the East Coast. That's why a multi-billion-dollar plan to replace it has been called the most important infrastructure project in the country.


Trump Administration Moves To Reshape Who Qualifies For Asylum

Monday, March 12, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has intervened in two cases that could have big implications for people who come to the U.S. and seek asylum.