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Immigration Detention Facilities To Become Less Like Prisons, Officials Say

AP | MICHELLE ROBERTS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SAN ANTONIO — In an agreement U.S. immigration officials hope will begin to reshape the entire 30,000-bed detention system, some asylum-seekers ...

Who Wins When PG&E's Prop 16 Loses?

Ben Zolno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Ben Zolno

Because Prop 16's failure assures communities will now be able to greatly reduce mercury, carbon and other toxins into the environment -- where we live -- we can now add a few more winners to the list.

The New Health Care Economy: Can Supply Meet Demand?

Randy Proto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randy Proto

The new health care economy immediately requires more medical professionals and health care support workers. Without these, there is a real chance that the influx of new patients will overwhelm the system and bring it to its knees.

Campaign Launched: Dignity, Not Detention

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Arlene M. Roberts

Varick Street Detention Center was scheduled for closure today, according to an announcement made by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) several...

Private Prison Company Welcomes Fed's New Immigrant Detention Strategy

Renee Feltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Renee Feltz

On the heels of an announcement that it will stop holding children in its Hutto facility, the nation's largest private prison provider assured investors they still expect business from the government.