Reuters: Immigration under Trump

Number 28513
Subject Immigration
Source Reuters
State
Year 2018
Publication Date October 2017 — September 2018
Summary Over the last two years, the Trump administration has driven rapid and unprecedented change to the United States immigration system, implementing tougher apprehension, prosecution and detention policies for migrants who come to the country illegally. Reuters has stayed ahead of policy changes, often breaking exclusive news before official announcements. We have also used data to expose where administration policies have failed and to highlight inequities in the system. In these stories, we have relied heavily on a Department of Justice database known as the Case Management System. Reuters obtains the data set, which is used by the DOJ’s Executive Office for Immigration Review to schedule all court appearances, through monthly Freedom of Information Act requests.
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Keywords Reuters, immigration, Trump, United States, prosecution, detention, migrants, policy, Department of Justice, FOIA
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