Risking It All To Escape Violence

Risking It All To Escape Violence

By Heath Briner, age 10   As of 2016, hundreds of thousands of families from Central America and across the globe have been separated at the U.S.-Mexico border and taken into ICE detention centers. Before crossing the border, they made a very long journey, many...

Immigrant Families Face Devastating Raids

By EMILY BOYER, age 12 Protests spread across the nation in response to ICE’s raids on undocumented immigrants in January, 2016. PHOTO: Joe Brusky/Flickr More than 121 undocumented immigrants, mainly women and children, were arrested in raids coordinated by the Obama...

New Immigration Policy Could Provide Vital Social Services

By MARISA HIRSCHFIELD, age 11 Young protesters call for an end to raids and deportations at a 2012 rally in Minneapolis, Minnesota. PHOTO: Fibonacci Blue Many undocumented immigrants—people from another country who reside in the United States without the required...