Now Homeland Security’s own inspector general has revealed how detained immigrants are subjected to rotten food, severe overcrowding, inadequate medical care, and broken and overflowing toilets.
Through its vast and deeply flawed social media monitoring, the Department of Homeland Security jeopardizes the rights of travelers, immigrants, refugees, and many others.
Warren has been charged with three felony counts for "harboring" undocumented immigrants.
The United Nations special rapporteur on torture says solitary confinement should only be used in exceptional circumstances, and defines extended use of solitary as “inhuman and degrading treatment.”
What is the economic impact of refugees in the near and long term (transition time between needing assistance and adding to the economy)?
All three students were charged with misdemeanors. On Friday, motions to dismiss the charges were granted after the American Civil Liberties Union and other groups led a campaign on behalf of the students.
"Kids should not be in detention, period. And even considering putting them Guantánamo Bay is inhumane."
Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-Penn.) called it "a textbook example of abuse of power and reckless disregard for the rule of law – and it's no 'joking' matter."
"Let's not concede that having refugees in our cities is something to be threatened by."