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Lauren Carasik is Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the International Human Rights Clinic at Western New England University School of Law.
The pandemic risks turning immigration detention into a death sentence for many, yet the Trump administration has rejected calls for mass humanitarian release, and continues to deport infectious detainees to Latin America.
A leaked Department of Homeland Security database confirms what many suspected: the U.S. government is trying to punish and intimidate people advocating for immigrant rights.
Standing Rock shows us that businesses don't simply silence protestors, they also discredit and bankrupt them.
A recent conference made it clear: military and corporate interests will prevail.
Trump's policies spell disaster for economic equality. And the worst is yet to come.
Public safety is precisely why sanctuary cities are a good idea.
Will victims of the war be served by the call for restorative justice?
The U.S. turns a blind eye on the murder of environmentalist Berta Cáceres.
Immigrant families imprisoned in Artesia, New Mexico, say their due process rights are being violated.
Ríos Montt—and the United States—evade justice.
Losing Control of the War on Drugs.
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