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House Democrats ask DHS to end detention of mothers and children

On Wednesday, May 27, Congressional representatives Zoe Lofgren, Lucille Roybal-Allard, and Luis Gutierrez along with 133 other House Democrats sent a letter to the...

Senator Chuck Schumer Targeted for Ties to Immigrant Prison Industry

On Tuesday, immigrant activists held protests outside of Senator Chuck Schumer's (D - New York) office to draw attention to the support he has...

At $119 per day, Immigrant Detention Too Costly in Sequester Crisis

According to Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the average cost for holding an undocumented immigrant in detention is $119 per day. Yet alternative methods...

Five Ways the Sequester Will Impact the Latino Community

A few months ago it was the Fiscal Cliff. Now we have a new economic boogeyman hiding under our national bed, the sequester. But...

SB 1070 Ruling Refocuses Attention on Secure Communities and ICE

Monday's Supreme Court decision that allowed a portion of SB 1070 (Section 2B) to stand included the measure empowering the state to require local law enforcement to...