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Immigration Raids Hit Major Cities Throughout the US

A series of raids were conducted across at least six states this week.
Tess Owen
2.12.17
News

Devastating Drawings by Immigrant Children Facing Deportation

Children born in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras drew what happened the morning of federal immigration raids.
Max Rivlin-Nadler
1.16.16
News

Why Are the Feds Stalking Immigrants at Courthouses in New York?

City courthouses are the latest front in an ongoing battle between local officials and immigration agents eager to fill their detainee quota.
Max Rivlin-Nadler
12.9.15
Travel

Inside the Small California Town with a Lot of Prisons, but Not Much Opportunity

Adelanto is a desert town with 30,000 people, three incarceration facilities, and no McDonald's.
Matt Tinoco
2.3.15
News

​Why Are Minorities Overrepresented in Private Prisons?

For-profit prisons like healthy inmates, who tend to be young and black or Hispanic.
Alex Mierjeski
11.21.14
News

New York City Wants US Immigration Officials to Get Lost

Sick of harsh federal policies and gridlock in Washington, NYC officials are set to box out the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency from messing with city prisoners suspected of being in the country illegally.
John Surico
10.8.14
News

The US Government Will No Longer Trick People Into Deporting Themselves

Border Patrol agents have been convincing immigrants to "voluntarily" leave the country by abusing them and threatening their families. They promise to stop doing that.
Charles Davis
8.27.14