A new government report details the overcrowded, squalid conditions at migrant centers along the southern border: standing-room-only cells, children without showers and hot meals, and detainees clamoring desperately for release. These findings from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General are on our minds as we turn to Wisconsin activists involved in the […]
What is the Detention Watch Network? Who is being detained and why? What changes to immigration reform need to happen to reduce this? Today Esty Dinur talks with local activist Leila Pine and Mary Small, Policy Director for Detention Watch Network to discuss the current state of immigration and mandatory detention in the United States.
The latest immigration reform bill has been hailed as a “fix to our broken immigration system” by Obama and other lawmakers – but is that the whole story?