Weeks after President Donald Trump postponed mass ICE raids, the sweep is back on and will target undocumented immigrants in 10 cities.
This past weekend, the raids began, with parents and children being detained in military-style operations in several southern and border states. Fear has spread through immigrant communities around the country.
The people of Davis, California don't think so, as The New York Times reports this week. Their police department is returning the Pentagon's gift of a "mine-resistant, ambush-protected" motorized tank (MRAP).
Four Denver-area medical marijuana businesses may be permanently shuttered after federal officials reportedly probing links with Colombian drug cartels raided the shops in November.
Nearly 350 people, including schoolteachers, doctors and actors, have been arrested in what Toronto police say was one of the biggest ever child abuse raids.
One of my favorites, from 2006: Some Tibetan monks on a peace mission in Omaha were recently raided by immigration officials
For immigrants, both documented and undocumented, arrest even without imprisonment can lead to being taken away from loved ones through deportation. We have to ask ourselves: what is being done to our communities?
For both trafficking survivors and voluntary sex workers, recognition of their rights under the law often comes at the expense of their social power.
(Columbia Daily-Tribune) "It was unfortunate timing," said Lt. Scott Young, SWAT commander. Deputy Chief Tom Dresner, former
The law signed today by Arizona Gov. Brewer is a social and racial sin, and should be denounced as such by people of faith
These three stories only tangentially touch as they play out to a distinct climax in each case. Still the stories form a
It is open season on the Latino community in Arizona -- people in Latino neighborhoods are afraid to leave their houses because they feel their arrest on suspicion of being an undocumented immigrant could happen at any moment.
There hasn't been a more confusing legal environment regarding marijuana than there is now in California, as recent multi-agency raids on two L.A. medical marijuana dispensaries demonstrate.
It is in our nation's best interest to veer sharply away from the path that George W. Bush set us upon. Obama's announcement
The Mérida Inititiative is a plan that could only be enacted by a government that has learned nothing from Plan Colombia's
Some background: The amendment of section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act was made under the radar of public
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