This legal action is senseless and cruel. Young people protected under DACA are part of the fabric of their communities in each of the states that signed on to this suit.
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The U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ's) decision to maintain a program that provides basic legal information to detained immigrants is a rare reprieve from this administration's cruel immigration policies, which too often break families apart and punish people who are fleeing from persecution.
They called themselves the "Crusaders" and referred to Somalis as "cockroaches." One was recorded saying he hoped their terrorist plot would "wake people up" and prompt other acts of violence against Muslims.
Common sense tells you that adding a question to the 2020 Census asking about citizenship status will depress response rates from an immigrant community already traumatized by President Trump’s incendiary rhetoric and deportation machinery. But common sense was not enough for the Trump administration.
When Wilhen Hill Barrientos filed a complaint for being forced to work while he was sick, officers put him in medical segregation for chicken pox, a diagnosis that seemed unlikely since he'd contracted it as a child.
Detained immigrants were forced to work for as little as $1 a day to clean, cook and maintain a privately operated immigrant detention center in Stewart County, Georgia, as part of a scheme to maximize its profits, according to a class action lawsuit the SPLC filed against the private prison...
CoreCivic, Inc., a private prison company under contract with Stewart County, Georgia, to house individuals detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), is forcing detained immigrants to work for as little as $1 a day to clean, cook, and maintain the detention center in a scheme to maximize profits, according to a class-action lawsuit the SPLC filed against the company today.
El Southern Poverty Law Center presento una denuncia en la corte federal pidiendo la liberación de Manuel Duran, un periodista quien fue ilícitamente arrestado por la policía de Memphis y detenido por las autoridades de inmigración Estadounidenses (ICE) a manera de venganza por reportar las técnicas e implementación de las leyes contra los inmigrantes en el estado de Tennessee.
The SPLC is seeking the release of Manuel Duran, a journalist who was unlawfully arrested by Memphis police and detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in retaliation for reporting on controversial issues related to law enforcement in Tennessee.