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May 14, 2015 What’s the price of freedom for a toddler?  For the young children detained at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, an immigration detention complex created by the Obama...
May 08, 2015 By Emily Balan Julie Myers Wood, former Assistant Secretary for Immigration and Customs Enforcement under President George W. Bush, wrote an op-ed in the Houston Chronicle last week on a pressing...
May 07, 2015 On Monday retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens called for the Guantanamo Bay detention facility to be “put to an end … as promptly as possible.” Noting the astounding costs of the...
May 06, 2015 As Mother’s Day approaches, most of us are scrambling to buy cards, gifts, or flowers to show our moms our appreciation. But a large number of mothers in America can expect no such kind gestures...
May 06, 2015 On Monday, Senators Feinstein, Leahy, and Durbin sent a letter to President Barack Obama reminding him of his 2009 executive order to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba....
April 28, 2015 On Friday, an editorial in the Houston Chronicle urged for “more funding for our immigration court system,” pointing out that “the underfunding of adjudication has more than doubled the average...
April 15, 2015 When Senator Marco Rubio told George Stephanopoulos on ABC News that he would keep the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba open to accept new terror suspects for imprisonment, he explained...

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A Discussion on Immigration Court Backlogs and Due Process

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Factsheet | May 23, 2019
General Martin Dempsey USA (Ret.): “Absent evidence of innocence or injustice the wholesale pardon of US servicemembers accused of war crimes signals our troops and allies that we don’t take the...
Report | April 22, 2019
While President Trump reportedly demanded that former Secretary of Homeland Security Kristjen Nielsen resign over her failure to block all asylum seekers from entering the country, the United States...
Blueprint | April 05, 2019
The Trump Administration has purposefully mismanaged the refugee and humanitarian challenges pushing people to flee political repression, human rights abuses, economic deprivation, and climate...
Report | March 22, 2019
The Trump Administration continues to incarcerate families in immigration jails and to push to hold them there for even longer. In fiscal year 2018, more than 45,000 parents and children were held in...

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