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Yes, It’s Legal to Seek Immigration Asylum in the United States
Paul fled his home in Nigeria because Igbo Christians like him were being…
Oct 10, 2023
People Need Transportation Access After Release from Jail and Prison
During the nearly seven months he was held in Los Angeles County’s deadly…
Oct 05, 2023
For Incarcerated Women and Their Families, Equal Access to Education Transforms Lives
“I'm using my education every day,” is a recurring testimony from alumnae of…
Oct 03, 2023
Polling Shows Voters Prefer Crime Prevention Over Punishment
When public safety came up during the first Republican debate of the 2024…
Sep 26, 2023
How the United States Punishes People for Being Poor
The United States criminal legal system punishes people for being poor, and it…
Sep 21, 2023
Families Demand Action over Los Angeles Jail Death Crisis
At least 31 people have died in Los Angeles County jails this year, and…
Sep 12, 2023
Change for the Worse: Life Under New York DOCCS’s New Package Policy
On May 9, 2022, New York’s Department of Corrections and Community Supervision…
Sep 06, 2023

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Everything You Need to Know about Consent Decrees
This fall, a federal judge in Manhattan will consider whether to turn over…
Aug 30, 2023
Cite and Release is Keeping People Out of Jail
Too often, arrest and incarceration are the default responses for people…
Aug 22, 2023
The Immigration System is Racist; Solutions Exist
In 2015, Julio, a Black Dominican immigrant living in New York City, was…
Aug 16, 2023
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