Friday, February 28, 2020

Tag: DHS

DHS is locking immigrants in solitary confinement

Immigration detention is expensive, inhumane and unnecessary.

Below the surface of ICE: The corporations profiting from immigrant detention

Activists are targeting the companies that make ICE run.

Trump ends administration’s policy of separation of children from migrant families...

Trump's "sudden surrender" is being equated to condemnation from human rights groups calling the Trump administration's policy "egregious practices."

Trump’s war on children is an act of state terrorism

The time has come for the American public to make clear that resistance to the emerging fascism in the United States is not an option.

Why abolishing ICE is good climate policy

The war on terror has unleashed unspeakable cruelty. We must not rely on its institutions to fix the climate crisis.

Myths and facts: Trump’s separation of families and detention of children...

Media Matters has gathered and debunked the most common strains of misinformation attempting to whitewash the cruel and unusual practice.

Sen. Merkley tries to gain access into migrant shelter for kids,...

"We still have no idea what’s happening in the detention center where reportedly up to a thousand children are being held, since they refused the senator’s request to go inside.”

200 DHS employees accepted nearly $15M in bribes

Responsible for guarding more than 7,000 miles of the border, customs agents and Border Patrol officers accepted the most bribes within the last ten years.

Four Secret Service Assistant Directors Demoted Amid Scandals

Although acting Director Joseph Clancy demoted four assistant directors, they are now free to resign or report for new assignments within the Secret Service or its parent agency, DHS. Has the Secret Service suffered from a lack of leadership?

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Sanders campaign releases detailed answer as to how he will pay for his major...

“You know, if you look at the media, they say Bernie's ideas are radical, they're extreme, they're out of the mainstream,. Let me just tell you, I don't think that that's true.”

Wrongfully convicted man awarded $1.5M after serving 23 years in prison

“Today, Lamonte McIntyre has been declared, finally and conclusively, a completely innocent man.”
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

An aspirational vision of life after fossil fuels

Building sustainable communities is the antidote to fear of a changing climate.
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Bernie Sanders gains support in South Carolina as billionaire Tom Steyer draws votes from...

Billionaire Tom Steyer has poured money into outreach to African-American voters, who make up more than half of South Carolina’s Democratic electorate.