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 […]

Abolish State Violence Against Women, Folks & Families Rally and March

October 1, 2020

The New Orleans Workers Group in solidarity with Reproductive Justice Action Collective, Women With A Vision, the New Orleans Abortion Fund, Familias Unidas in Accion, New Orleans People’s Assembly and Louisiana Movement for Workers Councils calls on all people of conscience to demand an end to the medical experimentation and forced sterilization of women, folks […]

In a 10-Day Span, ICE Flew This Detainee Across the Country — Nine Times

March 31, 2020

This article was originally published in ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Less than two weeks ago, the Trump administration urged Americans to avoid nonessential travel to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Major airlines slashed their routes. All the while, Sirous Asgari took nine different flights around the country. None of […]

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