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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 […]


Arizona’s immigration law

Arizona’s controversial immigration law goes into effect today, but the battle over SB 1070 could go all the way to the Supreme Court.


Justice Department tries to block Arizona’s immigration law, as states take note

The Justice Department is suing to prevent Arizona from following through on its new immigration law, as 20 states with similar bills take notes.