International Business Times: Immigration Reform 2014: Sarah Saldaña Confirmed As Head Of Immigration Enforcement Agency

December 16, 2014

The U.S. Senate confirmed Sarah Saldaña as the director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). This comes after two years of temporary leadership at ICE and right before the agency will begin implementing administrative relief for some undocumented immigrants. NIJC's Mark Fleming discusses the culture and priorities of the agency in recent years. Read more. 

Media coverage of opening of family detention center in Dilley, Texas

December 15, 2014

The Department of Homeland Security opened the largest U.S. detention facility, which will hold up to 2,400 mothers and children, the vast majority of whom fled violence in Central America. NIJC and other advocates are appalled and deeply disappointed by this move to expand inhumane family detention.

Associated Press: South Texas family lockup will be nation's largest (12/15/2014)

Obama Administration Ends Secure Communities

November 21, 2014

ICE Must Be Held Accountable to Ensure Interior Enforcement Reforms Eliminate Constitutional Violations

Among the many humane, common sense reforms to our immigration policies the Obama administration announced last night, one that has the greatest potential to heal American communities is the reform of Immigration and

Changing lives in 2014

This year, NIJC's supporters, donors, volunteers, and staff won amazing victories and changed thousands of lives. Thank you for your support. Here are some of the moments we're most proud of in 2014.

Federal Court Certifies Class Action Challenging Immigration Detainers

October 1, 2014

Federal Judge John Lee of the Northern District of Illinois has granted class certification in a federal class action lawsuit challenging the federal government’s unlawful use of immigration detainers to hold immigrants in the custody of local law enforcement agencies.

Child and Adolescent Migrants: Protection, Not Deportation

June 24, 2014

International Conference on Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

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Niñez y Adolescencia Migrante: Protección, No Deportación

June 24, 2014

Encuentro Internacional Sobre Niñez Migrante No Acompañada

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White House Must Address Root Causes of Influx of Central American Children

June 29, 2014

$2 Billion Request Fails to Provide Legal Protections and Wastes Taxpayer Dollars

Statement of Mary Meg McCarthy, Executive Director, Heartland Alliance's National Immigrant Justice Center

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