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It was the kind of video you can't take your eyes off of no matter how horrible the end result appears to be. A group of protestors were peacefully organized outside an ICE detention center in Rhode Island, opposing the federal government's policy toward immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. Suddenly, a truck enters into the camera view of a protester and heads directly toward the crowd of 300 young people.

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If you haven't heard of Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX), he's a fascinating study in American democracy. Hurd is the only black Republican serving in Congress. He represents a district that covers the longest stretch of land covering the U.S./Mexico border and his district is 71 percent Latino. Needless to say, he has some complicated feelings about building a wall with our southern neighbors and says President Trump has never reached out to him to discuss border policy.

And now, he's also decided he's decided to get out of Congress.

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ICE Processing Center in Basile, Louisiana via Google

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) removed a job posting from GEO Group on Tuesday, July 23, after an op-ed by Dr. Ranit Mishori was published in The Washington Post.

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The Trump Administration’s family separation policy at the U.S.-Mexico border was a disturbing chapter in American history. Over a little more than a year, 2,654 children were taken from their families and put in detention facilities while their parents were prosecuted and held in federal jails.

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For Separated Undocumented Immigrants, The Trauma Doesn’t End After Being Reunited

This woman suffered generational trauma from family separation, so she went to the border to help children who were detained.

All photos courtesy of Araceli Cruz.

What motivates you to help someone? Is it a feeling of guilt, sadness? A combination of both?

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Protesters Play Audio Of Detained Migrant Children Outside Kirstjen Nielsen’s House

The audio of crying detained children sent a powerful message to the Homeland Security administrator.

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While the fate of children detained at the U.S.-Mexico border ultimately lies in the hands of Congress, House Republicans have fumbled their latest attempt to pass immigration reform. After a more conservative immigration bill failed on June 21, the House has pushed a vote on a “compromise” bill, originally scheduled for June 22, to the last week of the month.

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