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The Democratic Presidential Candidates Would End Private Prison Contracts The Democratic Presidential Candidates Would End Private Prison Contracts

A Nation investigation found startling medical neglect inside privatized, immigrant-only federal prisons. Both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton say they would end these, and all,...

Feb 8, 2016 / Julianne Hing

Federal Correctional Institution, Big Spring, a low-security United States federal prison for male inmates in Texas.

‘This Man Will Almost Certainly Die’ ‘This Man Will Almost Certainly Die’

Dozens of men have died in disturbing circumstances in privatized, immigrant-only prisons. The Bureau of Prisons itself says there’s a problem. And yet the privatization scheme con...

Jan 28, 2016 / Feature / Seth Freed Wessler

Grave of Carlos Aguirre-Venegas

The 25 Men Whose Lives Ended Under Questionable Circumstances The 25 Men Whose Lives Ended Under Questionable Circumstances

Medical doctors agreed that inadequate care likely contributed to the premature deaths of these men inside the Bureau of Prison’s private facilities.

Jan 28, 2016 / From the Archive / Seth Freed Wessler

A Guide to Our Investigation of Deaths Inside the Federal Bureau of Prison’s Immigrant-Only Facilities

A Guide to Our Investigation of Deaths Inside the Federal Bureau of Prison’s Immigrant-Only Facilities A Guide to Our Investigation of Deaths Inside the Federal Bureau of Prison’s Immigrant-Only Facilities

The basics on how and why this system exists.

Jan 28, 2016 / no-paywall / Seth Freed Wessler

Here’s Why the US Is Stepping Up the Deportation of Central Americans

Here’s Why the US Is Stepping Up the Deportation of Central Americans Here’s Why the US Is Stepping Up the Deportation of Central Americans

Many liberals have found the policy inexplicably brutal, coming from a president who often telegraphs his humanity.

Jan 21, 2016 / Greg Grandin

The Stage Is Set for the Final Immigration Battle of the Obama Era

The Stage Is Set for the Final Immigration Battle of the Obama Era The Stage Is Set for the Final Immigration Battle of the Obama Era

The Supreme Court’s ruling will either shut down debate over immigration reform for the foreseeable future—or offer a new president the chance to act boldly.

Jan 20, 2016 / Julianne Hing

Happy New Year. You’re Deported.

Happy New Year. You’re Deported. Happy New Year. You’re Deported.

The Obama administration targets the renewed flow of Central American refugees with new raids—and Donald Trump takes the credit.

Dec 30, 2015 / Julianne Hing

Immigrant Children

The Number of Child Migrants Arriving on the US’s Doorstep Has Doubled Since Last Year The Number of Child Migrants Arriving on the US’s Doorstep Has Doubled Since Last Year

The renewed arrivals revive a heated political debate about just how much the US ought to accommodate children and families who are escaping deadly conditions in Central America.

Dec 14, 2015 / Julianne Hing

This Is Bernie Sanders’s Immigration Plan

This Is Bernie Sanders’s Immigration Plan 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?

Dec 1, 2015 / Julianne Hing

Bernie Sanders

Start Making Sense: Bernie Sanders’s Socialism Start Making Sense: Bernie Sanders’s Socialism

On this week’s podcast, Eric Foner on how Bernie should talk about socialism, Dave Zirin on parents and football, Ari Berman on the battle for the vote, and Julianne Hing on Republ...

Nov 25, 2015 / Audio / Start Making Sense and Jon Wiener

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