Study Q&A: Report Examines Dangerous Effects of Pretrial Detention
Colorlines talked to the authors—who hail from Vera Institute of Justice and MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge—about the report’s findings.
U.S. Healthcare System Endangers Black Pregnant People of Undocumented Status
Shut out of the Affordable Care Act, they may not be able to access or afford prenatal care.
House Rep Says There's No Legal Way to Send Immigrants to Sanctuary Cities
Mississippi Representative Bennie Thompson shoots down the Trump administration’s proposal.
Yo-Yo Ma Performs at Border: 'Build Bridges, Not Walls'
Said the celebrated cellist during his performance at the U.S.-Mexico border: “A country is not a hotel and it’s not full.”
House Democrats Prepare Bill to Counter Restrictive Immigration Policies
The measure is expected to increase federal resources to meet the needs of refugees.
Q&A: How These Oregon Leaders Are Empowering Black Women in the Criminal Justice System
Colorlines talks to Abbey Stamp and O’Nesha Cochran, two women at the forefront of revolutionary change in their community.
READ: Chicago Implements GPS Monitoring Devices That Calls, Records Children Without Their Consent
Cook County officials say the monitoring tool improves communication with children, but critics say it is an invasion of privacy and violation of the Constitution.
Court Blocks Government's 'Remain in Mexico' Asylum Policy
Judy Rabinovitz of the ACLU: “Try as it may, the Trump administration cannot simply ignore our laws in order to accomplish its goal of preventing people from seeking asylum in the United States.”
10 Books by Writers of Color That Embrace Self-Love, Resilience and Authenticity
From poetry to memoir, self-help to commentary, let these spring reads enrich your mind and spirit.
The Marshall Project Launches Print Publication for People Living Behind Bars
News Inside is distributed at prisons and jails.
Officials Move Migrants From Underpass... To Parking Lot Tents
U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it was relocating migrants “to a location with more space and more shelter capability.”
Migrants Moved From Holding Area Beneath an El Paso Bridge Following Backlash
Central American immigrants were forced to sleep on the ground behind barbed wire for days.
New Report Highlights Need, Strategies for Juvenile Justice Reform
The Urban Institute and the Youth First Initiative want to help America move away from youth incarceration in favor of community-based solutions.
Allegations of Harassment and Abuse of Gay and Transgender Migrants in Immigrant Detention
Those who spoke out were allegedly threatened with solitary confinement.
New Asylum Policy Causes Chaos and Confusion in Courtrooms
ICE attorneys reportedly can’t answer basic questions about the Migrant Protection Protocols program, also known as “Remain in Mexico.”
ICYMI: SCOTUS Says ICE Can Detain Immigrants Based on Prior Convictions
A new ruling says that people can be arrested and held indefinitely based on past minor convictions, even if they hold a green card and served their time.
Florida House Advances Bill That Would Limit Voting Rights for Formerly Incarcerated
Will formerly incarcerated Florida residents be forced to pay fees before their voting rights are restored?
New Report Offers Big Picture Look at Mass Incarceration
The Prison Policy Initiative shines a light on racial disparities in the criminal justice system.
States Consider Ban on Shackling Incarcerated People During Childbirth
The American Civil Liberties Union estimates that roughly 12,000 pregnant women are jailed in the United States each year.
ICYMI: Judge Orders Feds to Account for Additional Migrant Families Separated at Border
The court ruling expands the terms of a class action lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union last year.