Photo from UUSC report, "No Safe Haven Here: Children and Families Face Trauma in the Hands of U.S. Immigration"
22 Sep 2016

Appeals Court Blocks Effort To Secure Legal Rights For Immigrant Children Facing Deportation

A class action lawsuit brought by immigrant children was rebuffed by judges who say they must exhaust administrative process first.

Screen shot from Jill Sobule's music video for "America Back"
20 Sep 2016

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘America Back’ by Jill Sobule

Jill Sobule’s song, “America Back,” was performed at rallies for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, and it has been part of her repertoire for the past two to three years. It is now featured on a major crowd-funded protest songs compilation album that is forthcoming. “America BacK” is a robust

Still from "Boy Of War." Source:
06 Sep 2016

‘Boy From War’ Filmmakers Describe Power Of Animation To Present Trauma Of War

Shadowproof interviewed Usama Alshaibi and Eman Akram Nader about the subject of their unique and stunning project, “Boy Of War.”

Photo by Not One More Deportation.
07 Jul 2016

Teachers Protest Deportations, Detention Of Refugee Students At First Clinton And Obama Rally

Teachers and students were there to protest Obama’s record on deportations, and demand Clinton and Obama release refugee youth.

Detained, Deceived, and Deported: Experiences of Recently Deported Central American Families
20 May 2016

Immigration Officials Trick Central American Refugees Before Deportation

Immigration officials often do not provide any information about what is happening to them, or mislead them about the fact that they are being sent back.

El Paso PDN Port of Entry in Texas. Photo by Wbaron at en.wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0,
17 May 2016

US Border Security Called Women’s Rights Advocate ‘Whore,’ Threatened With Charges For ‘Prostitution’

US Customs and Border Patrol officers called Varela a whore, implied she had sexually transmitted diseases, and falsely accused her of being a sex worker.

Alaa Yasin. Photo by Georgia Detention Watch
12 May 2016

After Hunger Strike, Detention Center Plans To Punish Stateless Palestinian With Solitary

Yasin has been held without release or deportation for more than eight months, and was detained after he used his uncle’s address on his visa application.

Karnes Detention Facility (UUSC4ALL on Flickr)
04 May 2016

Judge Temporarily Halts Childcare Licenses For Immigrant Family Detention Centers

A judge has granted a temporary restraining order barring Texas from implementing a rule that would allow the agency to license family detention centers.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaking with supporters at a "Get Out the Caucus" rally at Valley Southwoods Freshman High School in West Des Moines, Iowa. (Gage Skidmore on Flickr)
10 Mar 2016

At Miami Debate, Clinton Campaign Builds On Pattern Of Dishonesty

Clinton has been plagued by the perception that she is dishonest all throughout the 2016 presidential election, and her campaign isn’t helping.

Palestinian flags wave during a demonstration for Gaza in Dublin on June 10, 2009. (Flickr / Albert White)
26 Feb 2016

Ruling: Judge Improperly Blocked Torture Testimony At Palestinian American Activist’s Trial

The court ruled a PTSD expert should have been allowed to testify at the trial of Rasmea Odeh, imprisoned Palestinian-American activist facing deportation.