"He’s resilient and positive. He’s done his time, and he needs to be pardoned.”
A journalist turned immigration reporter talks about the political history of using criminal justice debases to target undocumented immigrants.
"Tratan o intentan golpearte, tratan provocarte, tratan humillarte más fuerte. Dicen que deberían estar muertes en tu país--cosas feas, cosas que no te imaginas."
"They try to beat you, to provoke you, to humiliate you. They tell you that you should die in your own country—horrible things, things that you could never imagine."
A nonpartisan organization discovers the Executive Office of Immigration Review has been removing or deleting data related to applications for relief and other records.
Jonathan, a gay man who fled El Salvador after being sexually assaulted by the police, fears his final pleas for asylum will be denied.
Artist/Activist Julio Salgado helped spearhead the Flowers on the Inside project, during which 3000 postcards featuring art by undocumented artists were mailed to people in immigration detention centers.
Here, Jan Meslin recounts her experience at a recent community meeting in McFarland, CA, where GEO is actively lobbying for more immigration detention facilities.
For many immigrants, the process of finding a safe place to live and build a new life presents a huge challenge. Airbnb’s Open Homes for Refugees program allows volunteers to temporarily host people granted or seeking refugee status.