Immigrant-rights activists are planning to hold a protest vigil at the Pinal County Jail July 7 in hope of pushing the federal government to end its immigrant-detention contract with the county. It'll start at 6:30 and end at 9:30. Their demonstra...
ACLU Report on Immigrant Detention Released; ICE Responds With Promise to Investigate "Significant Acts of Abuse" Alleged by ACLU
The Arizona ACLU released a report on conditions in Arizona immigrant-detention facilities today alleging serious abuses of detainees in the custody of private prisons and the Pinal County Jail. It is titled, "In Their Own Words: Enduring A...
Immigrants Who Fight Deportation Are Packed Into Federal Gulags for Months or Years Before Their Cases Are Heard10 years ago | Longform
A trio of immigrants crouches against the wall in an attempt to catch a narrow ray of sunshine. The men are in jail, locked inside a concrete triangle. It is mid-morning in Florence, and only traces of day can be smuggled into the building t...
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter Outs Himself as Illegal Immigrant, Details Underground Network That Supported Him
New York Times "We're not always who you think we are," Vargas writes of illegal immigrants. "Some pick your strawberries...[others] write news articles you might read." An illegal immigrant on the Washington Post reporting team that won a...
Maricopa Community Colleges Board Votes to Implement Tuition Hike in Fall; Minutewoman Pledges to Raise Money for Undocumented Students
It's official: undocumented students enrolled in Maricopa Community Colleges this fall will have to pay $317 per credit hour. The Community Colleges Governing Board voted to implement its tuition increase targeting undocumented students in th...
Maricopa Community Colleges Chancellor Calling Board Meeting to Consider Delay of Tuition Hike; Lawyer Says Reversal Might Get Board Arrested; Tom Horne to Get Involved?
Griselda Nevarez Maricopa Community Colleges' Board Members are backpedaling on their tuition hike despite General Counsel Lee Combs' fearmongering. The Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board will hold a special meeting tomorrow eveni...