"As we rejoice tonight, we are also fully aware that the president's action is a temporary fix and that we must continue the hard work of promoting comprehensive reform."
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Global Sisters Report: Immigrants used to be released to family members pending deportation hearings. However, pressure from Congress resulted in the creation of a holding facility.
As children and families continued crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, a group of diverse religious leaders remained focused on the plight immigrants face after they arrive in the country illegally.
Global Sisters Report: The Sisters of Charity on the U.S.-Mexico border are in a holding pattern, waiting for the next planes to arrive with detained immigrant families.
After coming under fire for its treatment of released migrants, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement is looking for help for the detained.
Impoverished immigrants facing deportation in New York City can now have court-appointed counsel on their side for the first time in this nation's history.