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What if the US Really Did Deport 11 Million People?
A case study of New York’s Hudson Valley, where immigrants—with and without documents—have brought once-dead towns back to life.
September 2, 2016
The Obama Administration Continues Pulling Away From Private Prison Companies
Homeland Security launches a review of private detention centers, weeks after DOJ began closing its own facilities.
Seth Freed Wessler
August 23, 2016
There’s a Bigger Problem at the Border Than Trump’s Proposed Wall
We live in fear of Trump
s plan for the Mexican border—not realizing that much of it already exists.
August 17, 2016
ICE Is Still Deporting Asylum Seekers
A lawsuit against the federal government shows how asylum-seeking families from Central America are being targeted through raids.
July 18, 2016
Sanctuary Cities Are Some of the Few Havens for Undocumented Immigrants
And now Republicans have the cities in their sights.
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July 11, 2016
The Deportation System’s ‘Lock-up Quota’ Is Just As Bad as It Sounds
Lockup quotas are tearing apart immigrant communities and lining the pockets of private prison corporations.
June 27, 2016
For Immigrants, the Obama Era Has Been Long and Maddening
And in the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling, there is no good answer to the question, What now?
June 27, 2016
The Deportation Machine Obama Built for President Trump
Before the end of his first term in office, the Obama administration expanded a small program by about 3,600 percent.
April 25, 2016
Immigrants Are Dying In Detention While ICE Ignores Its Own Medical Standards
A new report demonstrates how medical negligence played a significant role in many detention center deaths.
April 12, 2016
You Either Work or You Go to Jail
Parole and probation are trapping former prisoners in debt, forcing them to work to avoid getting locked up.