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This Latina’s Art Showcases the Pain of Spending Holidays in an Immigrant Prison

The holidays are a difficult time for immigrants. Separated from our families by borders and restrictive immigration policies, we are reminded of all the memories and moments we’re missing out on: the parties, presents, and posadas that continue in our absence.

The holidays are a difficult time for immigrants. Separated from our families by borders and restrictive immigration policies, we are reminded of all the memories and moments we’re missing out on: the parties, presents, and ...

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Today is the anniversary of Yusor, Razan, and Deah’s murders in Chapel Hill last year: learn about #OurThreeWinners and their legacy from their closest friends and then read Mahroh on how we continue to ignore white violence against Muslim women.

Today is the anniversary of Yusor, Razan, and Deah’s murders in Chapel Hill last year: learn about #OurThreeWinners and their legacy from their closest friends and then read Mahroh on how we continue to ignore white ...

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“Visions From the Inside” art series looks at women in detention

Just a few weeks ago, a federal judge ruled the Obama administration’s system of family detention illegal, saying that the conditions under which immigrant children and their parents have been held are essentially too similar to prisons to be appropriate for families.

Just a few weeks ago, a federal judge ruled the Obama administration’s system of family detention illegal, saying that the conditions under which immigrant children and their parents have been held are essentially too similar ...

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Breaking: Nan-Hui Jo released from immigration detention

Nan-Hui Jo, the undocumented survivor of domestic violence who was convicted of child abduction for fleeing abuse with her child and was detained in ICE custody facing deportation, has been released on ...

Children walk to classrooms at the Dilley detention center.

The US is locking up immigrant children in private prisons under inhumane conditions

This article is by John Washington and reprinted with permission from In These Times magazine.

Drive south from San Antonio across the flat, derrick-studded, orange-dirt plains of South Texas, veer off Interstate 35 into the tiny fracking boomtown of Dilley, park in a gravel lot, get buzzed in, and you have arrived at the complex of trailers that comprise the South Texas Family Residential Center.

This article is by John Washington and reprinted with permission from In These Times magazine.

Drive south from San Antonio across the flat, derrick-studded, orange-dirt plains of South Texas, veer off Interstate 35 into the tiny ...

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