immigrants' rights

Reasons For Hope—And Caution—In Obama’s Immigration Announcement

WBUR has published a response to President Obama's immigration announcement by ACLU of Massachusetts staff attorney and community advocate Laura Rótolo and executive director Carol Rose.

Encarcelar inmigrantes indocumentados: Más que una política discriminatoria, un negocio lucrativo

Las decisiones inmigratorias federales reflejan poca o nula valoración por los derechos humanos y las libertades civiles, por lo cual no es sorpresa que se haga un negocio de la crisis de familias y niños y niñas refugiados de Centro América.

Incarcerating undocumented immigrants: More than a discriminatory policy, a lucrative business

Federal immigration decisions reflect little to no consideration for human rights and civil liberties, and a business has been created from the crisis facing refugee families and children from Central America.

Federal appeals court limits "mandatory" immigration detention

ACLU class action lawsuit argued federal government wrongly incarcerated more than 100 people a year in Massachusetts jails under "mandatory detention" provision.