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Immigrants in Prison

People With Felonies, Criminal Records and Gang Affiliation Are Our Friends and Family

Abraham Paulos | Posted 01.30.2015 | Politics
Abraham Paulos

President Obama's recent speech fits a historic and racist framework through which we can describe the exclusion and banishment of people with felonies who are detained and deported. Even while some parents of citizens will be eligible for relief, parents with felonies and their families will remain vulnerable.

New York City Can Do Better to Protect All Immigrants

Abraham Paulos | Posted 02.05.2014 | New York
Abraham Paulos

New York City should be a leader in drawing a bright line between the criminal legal system and the civil immigration system.

Comprehensive Immigration Bill Does Nothing For Our Families

Abraham Paulos | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics
Abraham Paulos

Standing on the tears, hearts, and hopes of our families, we want reform with justice, not a bargain with politicians that promises provisional status in exchange for a police state that exploits the detention and destruction of our families.

Mandatory Minimums: Unjust for Immigrants Too

Angie Junck | Posted 10.19.2013 | Crime
Angie Junck

They are men and women who have families with U.S. citizen children. They are refugees, veterans and the elderly, victims, and individuals with serious medical and mental health conditions.