Immigration Detention


Cross-Post: Undocumented Young Activists Talk About Depression And Suicide

Originally posted by Huffington Post on February 3, 2012. Yanelli Hernandez, 22, tried to commit suicide while in immigration detention. Twice. Twice, she survived. She was doing everything she could to prevent authorities from deporting her to Mexico, a country … Continued

Friday Media Recall (01.06.2012)

Photo: Flickr user Gage Skidmore 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, … Continued

Detention Watch Network Launches “Dignity, Not Detention” Campaign

Recently, a wide range of faith, immigrant rights, and community-based organizations joined Detention Watch Network (DWN)  to announce the launch of its “Dignity, Not Detention” campaign, calling on Congress to repeal all laws mandating the detention of immigrants. The campaign … Continued


What Next? David Duke to testify on affirmative action?

Did you hear the one about the white nationalist network invited to participate in a Congressional hearing? No? Well, sadly, that’s because it’s no joke. The U.S. House of Representatives’ Border, Maritime and Global Counterterrorism Subcommittee, which is headed by … Continued