In on the Action and Supported by Lobbying in D.C.

With billions of dollars at stake under immigration reform legalizing undocumented immigrants (and reducing the number of people subject to detention), it should come as no surprise that Congress isn’t in a hurry to act. The Star Tribune June 5 article “Ellison seeks change after detainee reports abuse” points out one of the most troubling … Continue reading In on the Action and Supported by Lobbying in D.C.

Allegations of Sexual Assault of High School Student in Jail Not Surprising

Last month the Star Tribune reported that an 18-year-old high school student who was being held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the Sherburne County Jail suffered repeated sexual assaults by his cellmate. The student, who had been taken into federal immigration custody, was housed with another “boarder” in the jail, a convicted sex offender … Continue reading Allegations of Sexual Assault of High School Student in Jail Not Surprising