Monday, September 16, 2019

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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The American people will impeach the Republican Party and its members

Based on their record, what they say and what most of them refuse to do, the vow they made has become meaningless.

Here’s several reasons why Trump cannot take away birthright citizenship

Should a candidate for President that meets the “natural born” standard be declared unqualified because his parents were illegal?

Study confirms whale mortalities overwhelmingly caused by human activity

"Of all the causes identified, it is critical to emphasize that no adult or juvenile North Atlantic right whale deaths were a result of natural causes. Not one."

Meet Alexander von Humboldt, the first person to understand climate change — more than...

As the world burns — and as kids sound the alarm — the original environmental scientist is worth revisiting.

Justice Sotomayor slams the Supreme Court’s ‘new normal’ under Trump

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court allowed Trump’s “third-country” asylum rule to go into effect. It’s the administration’s toughest barrier to asylum-seekers yet, and a...