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Young activists take DREAMs into their own hands

Riding a wave of activism on college campuses, a growing number of undocumented students are going public about their own precarious immigration status.


Feds push detention reforms amid record number of deportations

Feds push detention reforms amid record number of deportations, but the move from a punitive to civil detention system could take years.


Guard’s arrest highlights sexual assault of immigrant detainees

A growing body of evidence suggests lax regulations have led to widespread sexual assault or harassment of immigrants detained in the United States. Just last week a guard at the all-female T. Don Hutto detention center in Taylor, Texas, was arrested after several women in his custody alleged that, while frisking them, he also fondled [...]


  Immigration crackdown creates insecure communities

Expanding the federal Secure Communities program nabs 47,000 illegal immigrants but erodes trust in local police.

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