Trump Wants to Detain More Immigrants. He Could -- With California's Help
Today, on a special edition of The California Report Magazine, we're bringing you the stories four people who find themselves and their families in 'immigration limbo,' some of them facing deportation. When a parent is picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, it can destabilize a family financially and emotionally. That's what happened when Maguiber was taken away from his family in Oakland and put in a jail cell rented out by ICE.
Should One Mistake Made Long Ago Doom This Immigrant's Future?
Daniel Maher is another immigrant in limbo, but not because he arrived in the U.S. without papers. In fact, he came with a green card. We find out how one bad decision changed his life forever.
Dreamer Sees Path to Escape Immigration Limbo
'Olivia' is 28 and a DREAMer, protected from deportation under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). But President Trump's rhetoric has her feeling vulnerable -- so vulnerable, that for this story, she doesn’t feel comfortable using her real name or the names of people in her family. But she may have another way to become a U.S. citizen.
For a Longtime Citizen, the Trump Age Brings Uncertainty
Most days, you can find Moe behind the cash register, selling things like face cream and dried chiles to farmworkers at a market in the Central Valley. Most nights, he calls his wife and three kids back in Yemen. Moe has been working for years to bring them to California -- but now he's devastated they might not be able to come because of President Trump's proposed travel ban. We get an inside look at how his life has been turned upside down, even though he's an American citizen.