Immigrant Detention

Politics

Rights groups want to end mandate that keeps immigration detention beds full

Yesterday was the official launch of a campaign to end the bed mandate, a little known provision in the federal budget that requires the US to lock up 34,000 immigrants each day. This bed mandate, or quota, is rolled into … Continued

Friday Media Recall (12.16.2011)

Every Friday we want to offer a collection of media pieces that we’re finding provocative, vital, persuasive, prophetic, genius, infuriating, mind-blogging, and other adjectives that gesture at all things thought-provoking. Some of these posts will, of course, focus on immigration, … Continued

Friday Media Recall (11.17.2011)

Every Friday we want to offer a collection of media pieces that we’re finding provocative, vital, persuasive, prophetic, genius, infuriating, mind-blogging, and other adjectives that gesture at all things thought-provoking. Some of these posts will, of course, focus on immigration, … Continued

Your Saturday Immigration Rundown: 08.27.2011

Good morning, everyone! We’ve amassed a compilation of some stories that some of us might’ve missed over the last week. We hope you find them engaging, informative, motivating, and so on. As usual, Twitter handles have been provided when readily … Continued

Immigration

We Must Work to Advance Justice for All

A couple weeks ago, over 600 activists, organizers, immigrant workers, faith leaders, youth and community elders descended upon Arlington, Virginia for the “Turning the Tide” National Summit.  They came from across the country to this second gathering determined to stem … Continued

Homeland Guantanamos

The right to live is the most basic human right. The U.S. has been praised for its progressive human rights record by international watchdog organizations and is considered to be among the world’s most free nations. Even though this country … Continued