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The coronavirus pandemic will almost certainly cause a permanent expansion of America’s social safety net

Opinion | The coronavirus pandemic will almost certainly cause a permanent expansion of America's social safety net.

Immigrant rights group and Microsoft workers blast ICE raids amid coronavirus crisis: ‘The way ICE is operating is reckless’

An activist group and some Microsoft workers want ICE to stop going after undocumented immigrants amid the coronavirus crisis.
A detainee, shackled at the ankles, boards an ICE deportation flight to Honduras.

Commercial airlines made more than 1,300 deportation flights for ICE in the last year

The flights, which were discounted for ICE, all went to Central America. Nearly 50% departed from areas with large populations of unauthorized people.
The Department of Homeland Security building in Washington, DC.

A man says he unwittingly recruited foreign-born students to ICE’s fake university. He’s been sentenced to federal prison and will be depo...

ICE intends to deport Phanideep Karnati, who has been in the US for a decade, after his prison sentence.
A 2017 rally in New York calling for ICE to be barred from making arrests in state courthouses.

A judge who reports his Spanish-speaking defendants to ICE claims ‘it’s not racial profiling’

The phenomenon of ICE agents appearing at courthouses has been on the rise nationally.
Deportados Unidos is an apparel company that's empowering US deportees to their new life in Mexico.

A woman who was deported from the US to Mexico is now making edgy T-shirts critical of US immigration policy — and they’ve become a hit

After being deported from the US, one entrepreneur started a t-shirt company to empower and employ other deportees also readjusting to life in Mexico.
Protesters gathered to protest outside Salesforce headquarters in October 2019.

Microsoft’s GitHub doubled down on its ICE contract as employees protest and even resign in disgust

GitHub recently renewed a contract with ICE worth some $200,000.
A photo of Boundary Road, Blaine, Washington, where the Connors said they swerved from. The US and Canada are separated here by several meter of grass between two roads.

How a British family got entangled in a US immigration nightmare after a wrong turn led to nearly 2 weeks in ICE detention

The Connors' story shows how just one unintentional violation of US immigration law can land a family in weeks of detention in an unfamiliar country.
Only 24 women helm Fortune 500 companies in 2018.

Microsoft workers are asking the company to cancel its $8 million of contracts with ICE, after their colleagues at GitHub take a stand

Microsoft employees posted a letter on GitHub asking the company to drop its contracts with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, worth over $8 million
GitHub CEO Nat Friedman

GitHub is facing an employee backlash as its CEO defends a $200,000 contract with ICE: ‘All it does is make us complicit’

Here's what GitHub CEO Nat Friedman wrote in a letter to employees. He says the company disagrees with current immigration policies.