ICE Plans to Start Destroying Records of Immigrant Abuse, Including Sexual Assault and Deaths in Custody

Immigration and Customs Enforcement recently asked the National Archives
and Records Administration (NARA), which instructs federal agencies on
how to maintain records, to approve its timetable for retaining or
destroying records related to its detention operations. This may seem
like a run-of-the-mill government request for record-keeping efficiency.
It isn’t. An entire paper trail for a system rife with human rights and
constitutional abuses is at stake

Trump proposal would evict undocumented immigrants from public housing

The Trump administration is proposing to tighten regulations to prevent undocumented immigrants from accessing federally subsidized housing, a move that low-income housing advocates fear will keep immigrants who are legally entitled to such benefits from receiving housing help.

The Trump Administration Has Let 24 People Die in ICE Custody

Two dozen immigrants have died in the custody of Immigration and
Customs Enforcement since President Donald Trump’s inauguration,
according to a new NBC News analysis of federal data. That figure doesn’t include the deaths of at least four immigrants who died shortly after being released from ICE custody.

ICE Uses Arrest Quotas for Its Mass Immigration Raids, Documents Show

As U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, at the behest of
President Donald Trump, plans mass raids following the July Fourth
holiday, newly released documents shed light on the tactics the agency
employs during such operations.
The documents, released Wednesday
by the immigrant rights groups Mijente, Just Futures Law, and Detention
Watch Network, show that ICE officials are building arrest target lists
for mass raids to meet specific numbers, even as the agency continues
to internally and publicly stress a “public safety” rationale for
immigration arrests.

House Passes Senate Border Bill in Striking Defeat for Pelosi

Congress sent President Trump a $4.6 billion humanitarian aid package on
Thursday after Speaker Nancy Pelosi capitulated to Republicans and
Democratic moderates and dropped her insistence on stronger protections
for migrant children in overcrowded border shelters.