Expiration of Title 42 Brings New Problems for Migrants

May 10, 2023

Many thousands of migrants from numerous countries around the world have been gathering at the U.S. border patiently waiting for the end of the U.S. government’s Title 42 policy which expires at midnight, Thursday May 11.  A then little-known 1944-era rule under the Public Health Service Act, Title 42 was put into play during the […]

Shocking Report Finds Only 1% of Detained Immigrant Cases in LA Result in a Court-Ordered Release

May 25, 2021

Although Louisiana, the incarceration capital of the world, has made some progress in recent years in regard to criminal justice reform, the state has also taken some notable huge steps backward with a massive expansion of immigrant detention.  Through the last decade, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) contracted with local officials, as well as for-profit […]

Key Issues for a Highly Coveted Demographic this Election: The Latino Community

October 12, 2020

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden recently made a comment about Latinos, in which he stated Latino voters are “an incredibly diverse community with incredibly different attitudes about different things.” Out of the many countries that constitute Latin America, 8 nationalities have the highest populations inside the U.S.: Mexican, Puerto Rican, Salvadoran, Cuban, Dominican, Guatemalan, Colombian […]

An Immigrant’s Tale In Trump Land

September 8, 2020

  I was 24 when I came to this country. I came following love; the love that today has given me a perfect little boy that I get to call my son. I came hoping to belong in a new family, a new community, and make new friends. It was 2015, and while I sat […]

Louisiana Detention Facility Mistreats Sick Immigrants as COVID-19 Spreads

July 23, 2020

A Richwood, Louisiana, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facility, run by LaSalle Corrections, has seen a rash of Covid-19 cases. LaSalle Corrections is a privately-owned company that has businesses in Texas and Georgia, as well as in Louisiana.  According to whistleblowers, the Covid-19 outbreak has been handled with lies, deceit, and apathy that goes […]

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