Attorney General Says 'Communities' That Don't 'Respect' Cops Could Lose Access to Law Enforcement
William Barr, while speaking to an audience filled with police officers, also said cops deserve to be cheered in the streets.
Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Allow Federal Executions After 16-Year Break
The DOJ made the request hours after an appeals court denied the agency’s attempt to schedule four executions.
Judge Blocks Trump Administration's Immigrant Insurance Rule
The government won’t be allowed to deny certain visas to people attempting to enter the United States without proof of insurance coverage.
Three Black Men Exonerated After Spending 36 Years in Prison
Alfred Chestnut, Ransom Watkins and Andrew Stewart were exonerated in the murder of a 14-year-old Baltimore boy named DeWitt Duckett.
Advocates Convince Prosecutors to Visit Prisons Nationwide
Fair and Just Prosecution urges those at the “front door” of the justice system to witness the decay and overcrowding plaguing the nation’s correctional facilities.
Doctors Offer Flu Shots to Detained Migrants, Feds Say No
Medical professionals warn the Trump administration that a “devastating” epidemic could be on the horizon.
U.S. Has World's Highest Child Incarceration Rates
Human rights attorney presents study to United Nations about United States’ “inhumane treatment” of young people.
Ayanna Pressley Seeks to Remake Criminal Justice System
The Representative from Massachusetts introduces legislation that calls for a “decarceration-focused” system that is “smaller, safer, less punitive and more humane.”
Silence Will Not Protect Us: Immigrants Speak Boldly Despite Threats of Violence [Op-Ed]
Project South’s Azadeh Shahshahani on how the state and White supremacists have united to target immigrant activists—and why it won’t work.
Supreme Court Appears Divided Over Fate of DACA
The Trump administration wants to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects roughly 700,000 young people from deportation. Will SCOTUS let it?
Tucson Voters Say 'No' to Becoming Arizona's Only Sanctuary City
Proposition 205 also sought to add restrictions around police questioning residents about their immigration status.
Judge Blocks Rule Requiring Immigrants to Have Health Insurance to Secure Visas
“The ban would separate families and cut two-thirds of green-card-based immigration.”
Feds Give Salvadorans More Time to Exit United States
Ken Cuccinelli of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: “Work permits for Salvadorans will be extended for one year past resolution of litigation for an orderly wind down period.”
Federal Gov't Took 1,556 More Migrant Children From Parents Than Previously Reported
This reportedly brings the total number of family separations since 2017 close to 5,500.
Nation's Largest Pension Fund Divests From Firms That Run ICE Detention Centers
California state workers’ pension fund pulls money out of private prison companies GEO Group and CoreCivic.
Trump Administration to Collect DNA Samples from Asylum-Seekers
The information will be added to an FBI database used to track down criminals.
Reps. Pramila Jayapal and Deb Haaland Introduce Bill to Give Immigrants Access to Health Care
More than 120 organizations endorsed the Health Equity and Access Under the Law for Immigrant Women and Families (HEAL) Act.
Activists Urge Lawmakers to End Amazon Ring Partnerships With Police
More than 30 organizations published a joint letter that details how the app threatens civil liberties and puts people of color at disproportionate risk.
ACLU Fights to Secure Voting Rights for Formerly Incarcerated in Florida
The civil rights group seeks to remove wealth-based hurdles to voting.
U.S. to Forcibly Collect DNA From Detained Immigrants for FBI Database
Hundreds of thousands of immigrants in federal detention facilities and at legal ports of entry will be affected, including children. Advocates fear this type of mass collection will unduly criminalize an already vulnerable group.