The Trump administration is targeting and detaining immigrant children, many of whom came to New York to escape trauma and violence, separating them from their families, and upending their lives. The administration has used bureaucratic red tape, flimsy allegations of gang affiliation, and the threat of deportation of family members to keep children locked up.

The NYCLU is challenging the recklessness and cruelty of President Trump’s deportation dragnet, fighting for the rights of children and their guardians, and working to reunite families.