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Rosa Robles Loreto Goes Home After 461 Days in Sanctuary

Rev. Gradye Parsons | Posted 11.12.2015 | Religion
Rev. Gradye Parsons

For 461 consecutive nights Rosa Robles Loreto, seeking sanctuary inside Southside Presbyterian Church, joined supporters in prayers for freedom, for safety, and to change America’s broken immigration system. On Tuesday they gathered once again, but this time for the final prayer vigil.

Detained Immigrant Women Claim Retaliation For Hunger Strike

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.03.2015 | Politics

A hunger strike at a Texas immigrant detention center for women has swelled from 27 women to potentially hundreds, and three ringleaders have faced r...

ICE Fails To Investigate Allegations Of Abuse At Detention Centers: Report

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.21.2015 | Latino Voices

The federal government is failing to adequately inspect allegations of abuse in immigrant detention centers, according to a report released on Wednes...

Beware of the Growing U.S.-Mexico Border Industrial Complex

Michael Dear | Posted 10.06.2015 | Politics
Michael Dear

Border walls are the instruments of last resort in the armory of geopolitics. Their current proliferation on a global scale is an expression of failed diplomacy in response to conflict, persecution, and migration.

An Immigration Agent Could Be Placed In Georgia Jail, To Activists' Dismay

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics

A year after officials in Fulton County, Georgia, passed a resolution urging the sheriff to limit cooperation with deportation efforts, law enforcemen...

Federal Immigration Agents Will Be Allowed Back Into Los Angeles County Jails

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.25.2015 | Politics

Federal immigration agents, kicked out of Los Angeles County jails several months ago, will be allowed to return to identify undocumented inmates for...

Walking on Arctic Ice

Katlin Bowman | Posted 09.21.2015 | Science
Katlin Bowman

As I stepped onto the ice with feet wrapped in wool socks and insulated boots, my friend Pete pointed to the ground and said "there's two miles of ocean below us right now." The 2 meter thick ice sheet was covered with a fresh layer of snow and felt like terra firma rather than a fluid surface.

The Still Curious Case of

Cody Lyon | Posted 09.15.2015 | New York
Cody Lyon

In September 2010 and March 2013, Easy Rent Systems Inc. --'s registered name on public record -- applied to the United States Department of Homeland Security, Citizenship and Immigration Services for an H-1B non-immigrant working Visa on behalf of Soto Decker.

Advocates Say DHS Covered Up Sexual Abuse In Family Detention

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 08.14.2015 | Latino Voices

An advocacy group is suing to force the federal government to hand over key records from an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse at a famil...

A Divine Summer Dessert That Can Double As A Cocktail

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 07.31.2015 | OWN

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Let Ice Save Your Drink

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.30.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

It is always needed to make the drink cool, but its presence can often make a drink worse after a short period of time. Let the ice sit too long and your perfect cocktail can suddenly feel like a watered-down bore. But what if the ice was the cocktail?

Activists Want To Know Why An ICE Officer Is Back At Work After Fatal Shooting

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.29.2015 | Black Voices

  A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer who fatally shot a young black man while serving an arrest warrant in April returned to dut...

Family Immigrant Detention Ruling Already Having A 'Groundbreaking' Effect For Women And Children

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics

  Immigration judges in Texas have begun ordering the release of women and children from detention without bond following a court ruling on Frid...

Immigrant Youth Give Dianne Feinstein 'Donald Trump Award'

The Huffington Post | Dhyana Taylor | Posted 07.24.2015 | Latino Voices

A group of mostly undocumented immigrant youth gave Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) the "Donald Trump Apprentice Award for Immigrant Fear Mongering" ...

Congress Threatens Sanctuary Cities With Loss Of Law Enforcement Funds

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 07.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sheriff Richard Stanek of Hennepin County, Minnesota, is a Republican with a long career in law enforcement. He has no problem cooperat...

Families Of People Killed By Undocumented Immigrants Make Emotional Plea For Congress To Act

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 07.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Laura Wilkerson, whose 18-year-old son was killed by an undocumented classmate in 2010, said Tuesday that business mogul Donald Tru...

One Man's Plan to Detoxify the Immigration Debate

Llewellyn King | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics
Llewellyn King

At the glamorous waterside student union on the campus of the University of Wisconsin, 50 feet from where he first played with Steve Miller and Boz Scaggs back in the '60s, Madison-based jazz artist Ben Sidran gazed out at the summer crowds exuding satisfaction and serenity. No regrets.

Republicans Urge Obama Administration To Crack Down On Sanctuary Cities

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans accused the Obama administration on Tuesday of putting Americans at risk by allowing localities to opt out of enforcing fed...

Elise Foley

More Mothers, Children To Be Released From Immigrant Detention | Elise Foley | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is making good on its promise to limit the detention of immigrant families by beginning to release women and ch...

Elise Foley

Why Some Cities Don't Rush To Turn Over Undocumented Immigrants To The Feds | Elise Foley | Posted 07.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In March 2007, while Ron Teachman was serving as the chief of police in New Bedford, Massachusetts, immigration enforcement carried out ...

Elise Foley

Jeb Bush, Other Republicans Go After Funding For Sanctuary Cities | Elise Foley | Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Funds should be withheld from jurisdictions that don't work with immigration agents, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Wed...

Elise Foley

Hillary Clinton Piles On San Francisco Officials, Putting Sanctuary Cities Under Even More Heat | Elise Foley | Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a deadly shooting in San Francisco, allegedly by a man who had been deported five times, lawmakers are calling on the county to dr...

14 Creative Ice Tray Hacks to Try This Summer

Spoon University | Posted 07.07.2015 | Taste
Spoon University

When you finally get to the bottom it's essentially all water, and it's annoying. Enter: the wonderful world of ice trays. Here are 14 creative ways to stay cool and keep your drink from becoming watered down liquid.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Attorney: Family Of ICE Shooting Victim Just Wants Payout | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.19.2015 | Black Voices

At a Thursday rally for his dead son, Kevin Kellom briefly stepped out of his grief-stricken silence to squash a claim that his family is attempting t...

Elise Foley

Critics Say Amenities Don't Make Up For Psychological Damage Done At Family Immigrant Detention Centers | Elise Foley | Posted 06.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sister Kathleen Erickson remembers watching a soccer game at a family immigrant detention center in Dilley, Texas, while a detainee reco...