In the newspapers, we read wrenching stories about suffering in faraway places such as Sudan, Rwanda, Congo, and Myanmar; through this work, these stories have become real to me.
The common ground and purposes that bound together the two houses of Congress and the Presidency may have narrowed since last Tuesday, but progress on immigration policy is still possible.
Still Not Out Of "El Pozo": Immigrants With Mental Disabilities Face Continuing Threats to Their Health and Human Rights
Confinement in detention is among the most painful indignities that a mentally ill immigrant can suffer.
Today, October 6, marks the one-year anniversary of Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) announcement that it would undertake major reforms of the immigration detention system.
Recent revelations that the US government conducted medical experiments in the 1940s in which Guatemalan soldiers, prisoners, and mental patients were intentionally infected with syphilis, gonorrhea, and other sexually transmitted diseases are truly horrific, and have generated widespread outrage and remorse.