A great interview on how the current immigration crisis is tied to a successful year for private jails
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Bring down hell fire and woe on the backs of these calloused beasts and do not remember their names in the Book of the Living. For they sold your innocents for power and lorded it over them.
For Father’s Day, for World Refugee Day, which this year falls on Wednesday, June 20th, all fathers should be with their children; all children should enjoy, with their families, the freedoms afforded to those of us in the free world.
Meeting to look for ways to reduce violence and human rights abuses through the judicial process
Chief United States District Judge of the Western District of Washington issued the ruling in a class-action lawsuit brought by several immigrant rights groups on behalf of those who fear persecution if returned to their home country.
Proposals put forward by Burma’s government to add further restrictions to a controversial assembly law
A crowd of around 50 people or so who came out March 1st to Union Square in NYC to bring more awareness to the plight of immigrants and the brutality of ICE, the national immigration enforcement service.
The Valentine’s Day Massacre of 1929 was long known as our nation’s bloodiest Valentine’s Day. Yet, the massacre of 2018 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida, is now the deadliest. Al Capone has been upstaged.
I recently took part in the ‘You Can’t Deport a Movement’ action against the deportation of immigrants. The event was organized to support the cause of NYC immigrant rights leader Ravi Ragbir who the government is looking to deport.
A group from “World Can’t Wait, Witness Against Torture” and the ACLU came to the main area of Grand Central Station in NYC on Thursday to say a loud “NO!” to Trump’s plan to keep Guantanamo open.