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Man Arrested for Sexually Abusing 14-Year-Old Girl in Immigrant Detention Center

Fernando Magaz Negrete is being held on bond after allegedly kissing and touching an immigrant teen at a detention facility in Phoenix.
Marie Solis

LGBTQ Immigrants Come to America for Refuge and End Up in Detention Centers

The United States offers a safe haven for LGBTQ asylum seekers, but when they first arrive, many end up facing abuse in immigrant detention centers.
Meredith Hoffman
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Everything You Need to Know About Hillary Clinton's Immigration Plans

Where she stands on Donald Trump's biggest issue.
Meredith Hoffman

How America's Bond System Keeps Immigrants Behind Bars

Immigrants are regularly denied bail or offered bail that's too expensive, forcing them to stay in jail sometimes for years, waiting for their day in court.
Max Rivlin-Nadler

The US Government Is Spending Millions to Illegally Lock Up Immigrant Families

Private prison companies are reaping in government cash to run detention centers for immigrant families, despite a court ruling ordering the Obama administration to close the controversial facilities.
Meredith Hoffman

Transgender Immigrants Still Face Rampant Physical and Sexual Abuse in US Detention Centers

The Obama administration recently announced new guidelines for handling transgender detainees, but activists say the rules don't go far enough.
Meredith Hoffman

British and American Immigrant Detainees Are Going on Hunger Strikes for the Same Rights

A culture of criminalization increasingly shapes migrant life on both sides of the Atlantic.
Aviva Stahl
Bad Cop Blotter

Arresting Children Is Now Commonplace in America

Putting police in schools was supposed to make kids safer, but instead it's resulted in a children and teens being handcuffed.
Lucy Steigerwald
Bad Cop Blotter

Legalizing Pot Makes Police Departments Poorer

Property seized in drug raids can help fund police operations, but now that marijuana is legal in Washington and Colorado there are going to be fewer drug raids, which means fewer seizures, which means less money for the cops. Good.
Lucy Steigerwald