This is not a time to turn away from the protection of human rights, but a time to redouble our support for the people at the US-Mexico border who are in desperate need of care.
It’s Not Because They Are Poor, It’s Because They Are Brown: The Inequity of Limiting Funds to High Quality Early Childhood Education for Latinx Children
The lack of access to participation in high quality early education means that not all Latinx children enter school ready to learn.
“The name change is one of many nationwide initiatives and represents a call to action under the newly elected National MECha Board.”
We must prepare now for two of the most significant acts of civic engagement—the 2020 Elections and the Census.
In the latest release, El Peso Hero joins a group of refugees as they go through the registration process at a detention facility located near the border at Carrizo Springs, Texas.
“As I would inform families of the future that awaited them, I felt embarrassed of my country,” Amín E. Fernández writes.
“This celebration of Keleher’s work only displays the way in which members of elite institutions like the Yale School of Management can be so blind to the reality and context of life in Puerto Rico.”
We can’t stop fighting until we have protections and permanent legislative solutions for all who need them.
ACLU Issues Complaint Demanding Investigation Into Abuses in Outdoor Border Patrol Detention Facility
The complaint, sent to officials within the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, calls for an immediate end to the caging of immigrants in outdoor holding areas.
We expect vigorous public debate, the free exercise of free speech from all ranges of opinion, but illegal means of seeking censorship will be responded by the legal exercise of our defense.
Detained Immigrants Held at For-Profit River Correctional Detention Center Launch Hunger Strike to Protest Denial of Bond and Parole
The ongoing and increasing number of hunger strikes at facilities across the country indicate the urgent need to release people from ICE custody.
Statement Opposing Professor Skeel’s Selection as Winner of the Beacon Award for His Service on the Financial Oversight and Management Board
We, the undersigned students of Penn Law, oppose Professor David Skeel’s selection as the recipient of the Beacon Award for his service on Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight and Management Board.
No parent should have to worry about their children’s education being under-resourced because they want to be part of a diverse community.
While Trump’s razor wire, rhetoric, and “national emergency” are an unwelcome and menacing display of fear and deception, U.S.-Mexico border communities will always be linked and continue to provide socorro for one another.
A group of organizations belonging to the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) and Puerto Rican communities called upon the United States Congress to save UPR from the crisis that has been caused by austerity measures imposed by the Fiscal Oversight and Management Board (FOMB).
I heard something I did not expect to hear from a patient as part of my bedside care.
Donald Trump Jr.’s words were insulting not only to those who teach our children, but those who care for them following disasters, whether those disasters are natural or manmade.
A Local Wells Fargo Bank in Georgia Refused to Cash My Hurricane María Insurance Check Because It Was Written in Spanish
“You are in an English-speaking country,” the assistant manager says. “We need the check in English.”
“It’s unconstitutional to detain people just because of their language, accent, or color of their skin,” said Cody Wofsy, staff attorney with the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project.
“The only road to Mumia’s freedom —and, in point of fact, the only reason he is even alive today— is mass organization.”