Immigration

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Concerned Texans protest Karnes Detention Center in Karnes City, Texas over reports of sexual assaults at the facility. January 22, 2015. (Photo: WeAreUltraViolet/flickr/cc)
For the second time this spring, mothers held in a southern Texas privately-run immigrant detention center with their children have staged a hunger strike and work stoppage to protest their inhumane conditions of confinement and demand immediate release for themselves and their families. Ten mothers detained at Karnes Detention Camp began the...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
In a brief filed on Monday, April 5, 73 mayors vow to fight for immigration reform. (Photo: Justin Valas/cc/flickr)
Delaying President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration reform is not...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
About 40 women being held at the privately-run Karnes Family Detention Center...

Further

The humanitarian crisis that is the influx of thousands of unaccompanied kids from Central America stranded at our border has been met with the usual right-wing compassion, aka hysterical protests about an "invasion" of "illegals forced upon us." So when news spread of the expected arrival of 40 (short) invaders in an Arizona town, Tea Party congressional candidate Adam Kwasman turned up to speechify about "the abrogation of the rule of law" and later tell a reporter he'd seen the children on...