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As Mateo’s story demonstrates, immigrants held at immigration prisons struggle to receive the health care they need.
The primary factors immigration judges should consider in bond proceedings are similar to those in the criminal justice system. The law instructs detained immigrants to show the court he or she does not pose a public safety risk and is not a flight risk warranting confinement.
Modern international refugee protection efforts grew from the ashes of Europe in World War II, bringing together nation-states through the United Nations to offer asylum to refugees uprooted from the war.
On the campaign trail and in the White House, President Trump has promoted harsh immigration policies by rhetorically criminalizing whole communities of people.
Detainer requests are a controversial tool that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has used to detain people and push them into the deportation machine.
Infowars host Owen Shroyer dabbled in several antisemitic tropes during a recent half-hour livestreamed debate on YouTube that revolved around “Jewish conspiracies” and whether his boss, Alex Jones, is a secret Zionist shill.
Why Migrants Give Up on Their U.S. Immigration Cases
Tucker Carlson warns of ‘white genocide’; Teaming up to track alt-right Bitcoin wallets; Reddit ‘quarantines’ white-nationalist subreddits; and more.
Prosecutors in Arizona have filed new charges in a four-year-old ax-murder case involving members of the racist Aryan Brotherhood.
In this month’s Sovereign Files, a sovereign was forcibly removed from her car by Florida sheriffs, a drug trafficker committed paper terrorism from his jail cell, and a longtime tax protestor with a predilection for aliens was evaluated as competent, rather than crazy.
Fifty-six years ago — on Oct. 1, 1962 — James Meredith became the first black student to attend the University of Mississippi.
The Trump administration's 'public charge' policy is the latest of many that reflect the playbook of anti-immigrant hate groups
On September 22, the Trump administration announced a new immigration policy proposal that would restrict people who may rely on public assistance benefits from acquiring green cards.
Daniel Patrick Borden should have found out his fate Monday.
Hyatt will no longer rent space to hate groups, according to a new policy unveiled by the international hotel chain. In a statement Thursday, Hyatt CEO Mark Hoplamazian outlined the new policy, saying: “If a group is primarily focused on disparaging a group by virtue of their identity … that’s really where we need to draw the line. We’re going to apply our values to making these decisions along the way.”
Alt-right targets kosher products; Kavanaugh becomes hero to incels; Clash at Kent State produces four arrests, violence; and more.
The SPLC on September 21, 2018 urged the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to continue efforts to identify and prevent workplace injuries and not to let employers off the hook for creating dangerous work environments.
We’re in danger of losing the federal courts for a generation.
Conspiracism at the Blasey Ford hearing; Shadowy network shapes immigration policy; Pence delivers speech to anti-LGBT hate group; and more.
The president of the neo-Confederate League of the South announced last month that the League was quitting its campaign of public rallies and abandoning its failed alliance with the neo-Nazis of the Nationalist Front (NF). Less than a month later, however, the aging Hill abandoned the new policy and announced the League’s upcoming rally on Sept. 29, 2018, in Elizabethton, Tennessee, a rally that has now been canceled.