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Immigration detention centers news and analysis from The Nation
December 1, 2015
This Is Bernie Sanders’s Immigration Plan
If O’Malley had set the bar to meet, Sanders has reached it. But does it matter politically?
November 16, 2015
Detained Asylum Seekers Seek Transnational Justice
Refugees of a transnational migration crisis represent the latest wave of social upheaval in Bangladesh now reverberating around the world.
November 3, 2015
Who Would Win an Immigration Debate Between Sanders and Clinton? Martin O’Malley.
The former governor’s remarkably detailed policy platform is one place he could distinguish his stalled candidacy.
October 23, 2015
The Department of Homeland Security’s ‘Baby Jails’
In the wake of last summer’s migrant crisis, DHS is still keeping families in detention centers. What could go wrong?
September 24, 2015
How Pope Francis Vindicated the Immigrant Rights Movement
By framing immigration as a moral challenge, rather than a criminal one, activists say the pope reinforced much of the work they are doing to challenge dehumanizing rhetoric.
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August 12, 2015
Former Peace Corps Volunteers to John Kerry: Stop Sending Military Aid to the Dominican Republic
Their letter arrives as international groups once more fail to prompt US action on the violation of human rights.
August 10, 2015
This Honduran Mother Fled Death Threats—Only to Be Locked Up in the US
Migrant families are being held for months in inhumane detention centers, just for fleeing violence at home.
July 27, 2015
Are You Haitian?
American media upped its coverage of the Dominican Republic’s internment and deportation practices, but the repression of Haitians continues.
June 26, 2015
‘The Ghosts of 1937 Are Warning Us’
The past feels dangerously present as deportation and silence devastate Haitian life in the Dominican Republic.
June 23, 2015
The True Story of a Texas Prison Riot
And how our rush to lock up immigrants has overwhelmed the federal prison system.
Seth Freed Wessler