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Protesters in the UK have rallied to make Green Day’s 2004 hit song “American Idiot” top the charts.
Melania Trump called for family reunification while visiting facilities housing migrant children.
Immigration raids have been spreading fear throughout the country since they began last month. Now the administration plans to hold detainees for the entire length of their immigration proceedings. This means massive increase in the need for detention, which could double the amount of government funding. The cost would fall into the hands of taxpayers and into the pockets of private prison industries.
Immigration raids have been spreading fear throughout the country since they began last month. Now the administration plans to hold detainees for the entire length of their immigration proceedings. This means massive increase in the need for detention, which could double the amount of government funding. The cost would fall into the hands of taxpayers and into the pockets of private prison industries.
More than 30 years ago, I was tasked with preparing Pope John Paul II's meals during his visit to Oaxaca, Mexico, where I lived in a convent. This year I will join with 100 women to walk 100 miles to greet Pope Francis when he arrives in Washington, D.C.
The South Texas Family Residential Center administered an adult dosage of the hepatitis A vaccine to nearly 250 immigrant
The private prison industry’s growing role in immigrant detention is due in part to Congress' requiring the federal government
Why are so many girls, especially girls of color, confined in our nation's detention facilities, and what are we as a society going to do about it? We must all work tirelessly to give hope and a fair chance to these girls and all children by promoting policies, programs, and supports that help them and their families, especially those most at risk.
L.A. has long maintained an image in America as a progressive, cutting-edge, and trend-setting environment. So it should come as a huge shock that regarding the treatment of children in the juvenile justice system - Los Angeles may be the most backward major metropolitan area in the nation.
President Obama's recent speech fits a historic and racist framework through which we can describe the exclusion and banishment of people with felonies who are detained and deported. Even while some parents of citizens will be eligible for relief, parents with felonies and their families will remain vulnerable.
"We experienced a lack of water; many times we even had to eat grass," José Luis Zelaya, a former child migrant and now a
Too many American citizens are having their families torn apart without hope for a better future.
These are not criminals. They are innocent children caught up in a situation beyond their control. Regardless of why and how they came, they are here now -- and they deserve to be treated with humanity.
In 2007 in Australia, for example, the center-left Labor Party campaigned on a pledge to end the immigration detention contract
HuffPost Business reporter Chris Kirkham exposes the corruption at juvenile for-profit prisons, boot camps and detention centers. From condoning abuse of inmates to neglect to corruption we'll hear firsthand stories from those on the inside.
Standing on the tears, hearts, and hopes of our families, we want reform with justice, not a bargain with politicians that promises provisional status in exchange for a police state that exploits the detention and destruction of our families.
Some 1,366 immigrant children were placed in adult jails, prisons and other facilities contracted for immigration detention
Yes, even correctional facilities aren't safe from Yelp-ers these days. In a segment Monday night on "The Colbert Report
Common-sense immigration reform has the multibillion-dollar private prison industry shaking in its boots. Its lobbyists are actively targeting members of congressional budget and appropriations committees to not only maintain, but increase incarceration of migrants.