Trump Administration Proposes Longer Detention for Migrant Children
A newly proposed rule would circumvent a long-established agreement that limits child detention to 20 days.
Democrats Demand Reunification Plan for 500 Separated Children
More than 40 days after the deadline to reunify thousands of immigrant families, hundreds of children still remain separated from their parents.
WATCH: Brett Kavanaugh's Live Senate Hearing
NAACP President Derrick Johnson: “His views on voting rights, affirmative action, equal employment, fair housing and criminal justice could shut the courthouse door on justice for a generation.”
READ: Notes From Inside the Prison Strike
Kevin Rashid Johnson writes from solitary confinement about the importance of fighting to reform the criminal justice system.
Migrant Parents Say ICE Intimidated Them Into Waiving Reunification Rights
Immigrant rights groups say parents were misled and coerced into signing away their rights to be reunited with their children.
Incarcerated People Stage Strikes Nationwide
Strikers say meager wages and sentencing laws that target people of color amount to modern day slavery.
It's Time for Atlanta to Stop Colluding With ICE [OP-ED]
A new report from Project South and Georgia Detention Watch details the “inhumane” conditions inside the Atlanta City Detention Center where Immigration and Customs Enforcement detains immigrants.
John Legend On The 120-Year-Old Law That Still Oppresses Black Louisianians
“Ending the 10-2 jury rule in Louisiana will not solve the issue of mass incarceration or dismantle White supremacy, but it will deal a significant blow to both.”
ACLU: Federal Agencies Set 'Traps' for Immigrants Seeking Legal Status
Court filing shows that ICE and USCIS lured immigrants of undocumented status and their United States citizen spouses into interviews before arresting and, in some cases, deporting them.
California Uses Prison Labor to Battle Dangerous Wildfires
Some 2,000 incarcerated firefighters from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation are earning just $2 a day to contain the largest wildfire ever recorded in the state’s history.
It's a Celebration As Voters Oust Prosecutor Who Freed Michael Brown's Killer
Ferguson City Council member Wesley Bell successfully challenged St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Bob McCulloch, as organizers and voters shout #ByeBob.
Stalled Prison Bill Gets New Life With Sentencing Reform Measures
The compromise measure has the backing of key Senate Republicans and could include provisions that reduce mandatory minimums and slash crack and cocaine sentencing disparities.
Judge Orders Trump Administration to Fully Restore DACA
He concluded that the Department of Homeland Security did not provide a “coherent explanation” for terminating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigration program.
Lawsuit Demands More Time for Separated Parents to Seek Asylum
Class-action suit comes as U.S. official tells lawmakers he warned Trump administration that family separation policy would inflict toll on children.
Judge Orders Government to Obtain Consent Before Medicating Immigrant Children
Ruling comes after children at a Texas detention center were given psychotropic drugs, at times forcibly.
Family Separation: Judge Orders Trump Administration to Find Missing Parents
Court sets deadline for government to provide information on parents of some 700 children who remain separated.
Detained Asylum-Seekers Say Government Violated Their Religious Freedom
Dozens of asylum-seekers held at a federal prison in Sheridan, Oregon, say authorities are denying them time and space to freely practice their faith.
Immigrant Family Reunification By The Numbers
A look at where the United States government is in the process of reuniting thousands of immigrant children with their parents.
LISTEN: Podcast Explores How 'Justice in America' Really Works
Attorney Josie Duffy Rice partners with educator Clint Smith III to examine the criminal justice system’s devastating impact on marginalized communities.
ACLU: Immigrant Parents Coerced Into Waiving Reunification Rights
A court filing by the civil rights group calls for temporary deportation stay for immigrant parents, as deadline looms to reunify families separated at border.