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Democratic Senators Demand Agencies Release Information On Separated Families
Sen. Elizabeth Warren spearheaded a letter in which lawmakers say they're “deeply concerned by reports of chaotic attempts to reunify parents and children.”
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Trump Administration Won't Routinely Separate Families At The Border After All
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said he “can’t imagine” splitting up children and their mothers except under certain circumstances.
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Inspector General: Customs Officials May Have Violated Court Order While Enforcing Trump's Travel Ban
DHS's John Roth is also looking into the botched rollout of the president's executive order.
Are We Facing A Constitutional Crisis?
Senior Counsel, Human Rights First
If people are continuing to be detained and screened that would not have been before the executive order was issued, then we may well have a constitutional crisis on our hands.
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Ending Private Detention Would Turn System 'Upside Down,' Says Immigration Enforcement Chief
The Department of Homeland Security is reviewing whether it should stop relying on for-profit companies to run detention centers.
The Election Has Been Hacked: The Dismal Reality of Having No Real Electoral Choices
John W. Whitehead
Attorney, President of The Rutherford Institute, and author of...
The game is rigged, and "we the people" keep getting dealt the same losing hand.
The DOJ's Decision To Stop Using Private Prisons Is Just The First Step
Executive Director, In the Public Interest
Last week was a turning point. The U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) announcement that it will wind down its use of private prisons is a major step in the struggle to end for-profit incarceration in America.
A Cyber-Attack on a U.S. Election is Inevitable
Managing Director of Risk Cooperative / Co-author of "Global R...
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Mothers In Immigrant Detention Vow To Continue Hunger Strike Until They're Released -- Or Dead
Many contend their rights were violated in previous deportation decisions.
The FBI 'Missed' Orlando Shooter Omar Mateen. What Should We Do?
Peter Van Buren
Author of the forthcoming "Hooper's War," "Ghosts of Tom Joad:...
If I had to choose one phrase to sum up America's efforts against terrorism since 9/11, it would be that lay definition of mental illness, doing the same thing over and over expecting different results.
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Countering Violent Extremism: The War on Terror, Reset
Professor of Islam and Global Affairs, The University of Delaw...
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Lawsuit Aims To Keep Immigrants From Being Stuck In Detention Because They Can't Afford Bond
Civil rights groups say judges and immigration agents are setting bond amounts that some individuals can't pay.
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Mexican Nationals Say They Were Deported Without Their IDs, Money And Possessions
A complaint to the Department of Homeland Security alleges agents broke protocol by not returning belongings to people they deported.
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Family Seeks Justice At Human Rights Panel For Man Who Died After Border Patrol Altercation
They want border patrol agents held accountable.
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Why Hillary Clinton's Argument For Keeping Children From Coming To The U.S. Doesn't Work
The courts have found that "deterrence" is not a valid policy justification.
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Border Crossings Are Down As Obama Administration Continues Deporting Families
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said the enforcement efforts aren't changing, despite criticism.
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