El Salvador

Julia Conley, staff writer
"Instead of offering protection to people fleeing these conditions, the United...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Johana Medina died Saturday in ICE Custody.
"For weeks, she pleaded for medical help."


Unimaginably, the lows go lower. In Texas, Laura Maradiaga, an 11-year-old girl who fled death threats in El Salvador with her terrified family, may be deported by herself thanks to an immigration court error, a pointless government shutdown, and the prevailing cruelty of the regime. Are we great yet? Nope, says Houston's police chief, who is as appalled as the rest of us. "Family values? American values? Judeo-Christian values?" he wrote. "The Nazis enforced their laws as well."