Amrit Cheng

Amrit Cheng

Amrit Cheng is a digital communications strategist with the ACLU. Follow her on Twitter: @amritcheng

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"These families have the constitutional right to due process regardless of immigration status." (Photo: ICE/Reuters) Views
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
ICE Separates 18-Month-Old From Mother for Months
At this very instant, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement is depriving an 18-month-old child of his mother, separating the two in immigration detention. Mirian, a 29-year-old mother from Honduras, is currently detained in T. Don Hutto detention center in Taylor, Texas, while her toddler is kept in...
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"It’s a disturbing pattern that’s quickly becoming a calling card of the Trump administration: targeting communities that were previously low-priorities for immigration enforcement and attempting to force them out of the country as hastily as possible, no matter the danger that may await them." (Photo: David McNew/Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
ICE Abused Somalis for 2 Days On a Plane and Now Wants to Send Them Into Harm’s Way
Rahim Mohamed’s daughter was born in October, but the 32-year old father, who has been detained in immigration custody since April, has not seen or held her. If Immigration and Customs Enforcement has its way, he won’t get that chance. Instead, he will be summarily deported to Somalia, despite the...
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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Undocumented and Seeking Safety During a Natural Disaster
Hurricane Harvey has already resulted in at least 10 deaths and dozens of injuries. Unfortunately, immediate relief is not in sight for Texas residents. As individuals, families, and entire communities prepare to assess the catastrophic damage this storm has wrought on lives, homes, and livelihoods...
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