Immigrants in the United States are already stigmatized enough, they do not need to be linked to the issue of terrorism.
The hardest stories to tell are always the ones about ourselves.
New Jersey is now the 18th state to grant eligible undocumented immigrants access to in-state tuition.
Texas spent more than $156.6 million holding over 131,000 undocumented immigrants in local jails for federal authorities for the past two years.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s decision to close deportation cases in Arizona highlights its shift away from Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s racial profiling tactics which arrests people based on suspicion instead of solid proof.
The law was initially meant to help combat terrorism, but critics point out that now it is being used to target anyone the police suspect of being in the US illegally.
While everyone was so focused on the fiscal cliff, the Violence Against Women Act was allowed to die silently alone in a corner.
The USian Immigrations and Customs Enforcement service has recently revised the rules applying to immigrants detained and awaiting their deportation hearings. Most notably for me, they’ve strengthened the absolutely shit regulations regarding sexual abuse in detention. The Prison Rape Elimination Act (which is already inadequate, but at least it’s a step) does not apply to…