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Immigrants Launch Hunger Strikes Inside Detention Facilities In Texas And California

Immigrants across the nations are launching hunger strikes to highlight the conditions they face at various detention facilities. Earlier today, PRI reported on how 500 women set for deportation at the T. Don Hutto Detention Center in Liberty, Texas joiuned similar protests that took place in detention centers at  El Paso, Texas, and LaSalle, Louisiana. … Continue reading »

“Children Do Not Belong In Prison”: Read The Powerful NYT Editorial Calling For An End To Family Detention

Early last week, a federal judge ordered the release of hundreds of mothers and children from family detention centers, citing a violation of a 1997 court settlement on the treatment of children in such centers. The ruling was hailed by immigration advocates, with the ruling having an almost immediate effect for some families in detention. … Continue reading »

CAD Walk 2012: Time to Stand up and Fight Back

We’ve been publishing a series of posts from the DREAMers of the Campaign for an American DREAM.  Last month, they set off from San Francisco to begin a 3,000-mile, 8-month+ walk to Washington, DC to call attention to the DREAM Act and the need for immigration reform. Today’s post is from Jonatan Martinez, a DREAMer from Georgia who recently … Continue reading »