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Publication
October 18, 2018

Kiasha Hughes dreamed of becoming a medical assistant. Now, she works an overnight shift at a chicken plant to support her children.

 

Nick Gibson was on track to graduate from the University of Alabama. Now, he works at a fast-food restaurant.

 

Wesley Shelton spent 15 months in jail and ended up with a felony conviction – for having $10 worth of marijuana.

 

Publication
October 03, 2018

Why Migrants Give Up on Their U.S. Immigration Cases

Publication
October 02, 2018

On the campaign trail and in the White House, President Trump has promoted harsh immigration policies by rhetorically criminalizing whole communities of people.

Publication
October 02, 2018

The primary factors immigration judges should consider in bond proceedings are similar to those in the criminal justice system. The law instructs detained immigrants to show the court he or she does not pose a public safety risk and is not a flight risk warranting confinement.

Publication
October 02, 2018

The Stewart Detention Center where Mateo was held sits in Lumpkin, Georgia, about 150 miles south of Atlanta. With a capacity of 1,996 people, it is one of the nation’s largest immigration prisons. In one important way, however, Stewart is like many other such facilities: It is far from cities where detainees would have easier access to counsel

Publication
September 18, 2018

Racial profiling – the unconstitutional practice of law enforcement targeting individuals due to the color of their skin – remains an egregious and common form of discrimination and continues to taint the legitimacy of policing in the United States.

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