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5/13/19: How Activists Can Fight Back Against Immigration And Customs Enforcement (Ice) - Teen Vogue

4/26/19: Ice Is Holding $204 Million In Bond Money, And Some Immigrants Might Never Get It Back - The Washington Post

4/19/19: Trump Planning To Go After Visa Overstays - Mshale African Community Newspaper

4/18/19: Trump Is Planning To Kick Out Immigrants From 7 African Countries - Face2face Africa

4/17/19: Early Arrival: New Measure Could Save 9000 People From Detention Per Year - Documented

4/16/19:  Hundreds Of Africans Tried To Reach The United States. Now They're Stuck In Mexico. The Washington Post

4/15/19: Is Trump Targeting What He Called 'shithole' Countries With His Latest Immigration Crackdown? - Pacific Standard

4/15/19 For Black Undocumented Immigrants, Cost May Be Major Barrier To Maternal Care - Rewire

4/11/19: 21 Savage: Photos From The Billboard Cover Shoot - Billboard

4/7/19: 'history Will Judge Her': Dhs Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Resigns After Months Of Imposing Trump's Immigration Policies - Common Dreams

4/3/19: Julián Castro Unveils Bold, Sweeping ‘people First Immigration’ Policy - Nh Labor News

4/3/19: Arrest Of 21 Savage Shines Light On Us Immigration System - Usc Annenberg Media

4/2/19: Here's What Activists Think About Julián Castro's Immigration Platform - Remezcla

3/29/19: Liberians Living In U.S. With Deferred Enforced Departure Get 11th-hour Reprieve From President Donald Trump - Mass Live

3/29/19: What It's Like To Live In The Immigration Limbo Of Trump's America - Splinter

3/28/19: Liberians Welcome Us Ded Extension, Call For Permanent Solution - Aljazeera

3/27/19: Feinstein, Van Hollen, Cardin, Kaine Introduce Legislation To Protect Tps Recipients - Yubanet

3/18/19: Ph.D. Student Faces Deportation To Liberia, Where She Has Never Lived - Rollcall

3/12/19: Pres. Trump Sued Over Imminent Deportation Of Liberians - Front Page Africa

3/10/19: Liberian Immigrants Sue President Trump - The Skanner

3/9/19: In Boston, Civil Rights Groups Sue Trump Administration Over Liberian Immigrant Program - Mass Live

3/5/19: Safe Haven: Tps Recipients Fend Off Trump Attacks - The Indypendent

2/27/19: Prince Gbohoutou Is Free! - Sanctuary Dmv

2/21/19: 21 Savage's Celebrity Helped Free Him From Ice's Grip. Others Aren't So Fortunate - The Guardian

2/13/19: 21 Savage And America’s Black Immigrant Trap - Crooked

2/12/19: Post Malone, Kendrick Lamar, Sza & More Call For 21 Savage Release In #21ways Video - Mic

2/12/19: 21 Savage Released On Bond By Immigration And Customs Enforcement - Abc News

2/12/19: Celebrities Demand 21 Savage's Release From Ice In Moving Video Posted Right Before He Is Let Out On Bail - Toofab

2/8/19: 21 Savage And The Fight For Black Humanity: A Conversation With Undocublack - Rewire

2/5/19: Black Lives Matter Leads Coalition To Get 21 Savage Released From Ice Custody - Mic

1/9/19: Trump’s Claim That Black Americans Are Hurt Most By Illegal Immigration Gets Pushback - The Washington Post

1/17/19: 2019 Creating Change Conference Honors Detroit, National Activists For Social Justice Work - Pride Source

1/8/19: In Oval Office Speech, Trump Falsely Cites Black People To Justify His Border Wall - Newson

1/8/19: Creating Change Will Take Place Jan 23-27 In Detroit - The Seattle Lesbian


12/29/18: 'no To $5 Billion, No To $2.1 Billion, No To $1.6 Billion': Progressive Groups Pressure Democrats To Reject Any Funding For Trump's Anti-immigrant Agenda - Common Dreams

12/12/18: “The Fight Of Our Lives.” How A Funder Collaborative Backs Civic Participation - Inside Philanthropy

12/10/18: As The Public Comment Period Ends, Advocacy Groups Mount One Last Push Against Trump's 'public Charge' Rule - Pacific Standard

12/10/18: Effect On Black People Is Overlooked In Trump’s Latest Effort To Punish Immigrants - Newsone

12/4/18: More Than 200,000 Immigrants In Central & Southern Brooklyn May Be Affected By Changes In Public Charge - Bklyner

11/27/18: Release: Kathy Kraninger’s Role In Family Separation Debacle At The Southern Border Disqualifies Her To Serve As Cfpb Director, More Than 100 Groups Tell U.S. Senate - Center For American Progress

11/26/18: How Undocumented Black Migrants Are Navigating Immigration Hurdles - Capital And Main

11/26/18: The Calculations: 5000 Haitians In New York Wrestle With Their Future - Haitian Times

10/12/18: 'issa Is In Mauritania.' Advocate Says Forest Park Man Deported To African Homeland - Cincinnati, The Inquirer

10/10/18: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office And The Consequences Of Authority - Twin Cities Daily Planet

10/9/18: Daca And Black Americans: An Immigration Nightmare - Essence

10/8/18: Feeling Helpless & Angry After Kavanaugh Confirmation? Here Are Some Orgs To Donate To - Remezcla

10/4/18: Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Plans To End Tps For Four Countries - Clasp

9/28/18: Ice Allows Deaf Detroit Immigrant To Stay In Us For 1 More Year - Detroit Free Press

9/27/18: After 28 Years In Us, Detroit Business Owner Faces Deportation - Detroit Free Press

9/11/18: Ice: Deaf Detroit Immigrant From Nigeria Must Leave - Detroit Free Press

9/7/18: Midwest To West Africa: Migrant Deportation Patterns In The Us Heartland - Africa Times

6/20/18: Black And Undocumented In Trump's America - Socialistworker

3/29/18: Trump’s Immigration Polices Continue To Terrorize As He Ends Program For Liberian Immigrants - La Sentinel

3/14/18: Activists, Politicians Call On Trump Administration To Fire Office Of Refugee Resettlement Director - Colorlines

1/30/18: Sen. Harris To Bring La ‘dreamer’ To Trump’s State Of The Union Address - Times Of San Diego

1/26/18: Meet Denea Joseph, The Dreamer Attending The 2018 State Of The Union With Sen. Kamala Harris - Popsugar

1/8/18: For Black Immigrants Here Illegally, A Battle Against Both Fear And Historic Discrimination - La Times


9/26/17 The Trump Administration Is Playing With The Lives Of 59,000 Haitians - The Intercept

9/26/17 True Story | Black & Undocumented: Tobore’s Daca Story (Episode 6) - The Grio

9/22/17 Daca Debate: Don’t Call Them ‘dreamers,’ Or Pawns - Oc Register

9/22/17 They Came To America Fleeing A Brutal Civil War. Trump Just Decided They Need To Go Back - Mother Jones

9/14/17 5 Undocumented Activists On How To Fight For Immigrants’ Rights - Bustle

9/9/17 Undocumented Black Immigrants May Fare Worse Without Daca Protections - The Root

9/7/17 With Daca Gone, Black Immigrants Find Themselves In The Cross Hairs

9/6/27: Black Immigrant Communities Reeling From Daca Reversal - Nbc

9/4/17 American Dreamers - Msnbc Joy Reid

8/4/17 So Many Immigrants Are Fleeing The Us That Canada Is Using An Olympic Stadium To Shelter Them - Buzzfeed

6/2/17 Black, Undocumented And Fighting To Survive - Huffington Post

5/17/17 Undocublack And Nilc Seek To Uncover The Truth Behind Trump Administration Tps Decision

4/9/17 Undocumented And Black (Podcast) - Latino Rebels

3/2/17 "We Can't Organize Out Of Fear": Undocumented Organizer Aly Wane On Resisting Ice - Truthout


12/19/16 Black Immigrants Brace For Dual Hardships Under Trump - Mother Jones

7/26/16 This Man Is Leading The Fight To Blackify The Undocumented Immigrant Rights Movement - Fusion

5/31/16 Undocumented And Black - The Atlantic

5/15/16 6 Initial Ways You Can Be A Better Ally To Undocumented Immigrants - Mashable

4/23/16 Black & Undocumented: Caribbean Immigrant’s Long Fight For Citizenship - Nbc News

3/4/16 Being An Undocumented Black Immigrant In America Is A ‘lonely Experience’ - Thinkprogress

2/15/16 Two Howard Alum Discuss The First Undocumented And Black Convening - Hbcu Buzz