by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on April 16, 2015 Updated: April 16, 2015
"We simply detain too many people," Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) said.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on April 10, 2015 Updated: April 10, 2015
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), the original sponsor on the bill to allow home-schoolers to claim asylum, once said that drug cartel members were abusing the asylum system.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on April 9, 2015 Updated: April 9, 2015
Constantino Morales said in 2013, "If I am sent back, I will face more violence and I could lose my life."
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on April 5, 2015 Updated: April 6, 2015
"You can do this to me, but why are you doing this to my child?" a detainee asked an immigration officer.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on March 26, 2015 Updated: March 26, 2015
If these accounts are accurate, Walker's position literally changed overnight.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on March 25, 2015
Each detainee is worth about $107 a night to the GEO Group, a private prison contractor.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on March 12, 2015 Updated: March 13, 2015
"It was clearly confusing and devastating to her, as the person in detention, because it was within minutes of hearing this that she lost all hope and did something drastic," the immigrant's lawyer said.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on March 12, 2015
"He was playing with our two-year-old," an immigrant detainee's wife, who witnessed immigration officials remove her husband from their house, said. " They dragged him out of bed and arrested him.”
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on March 5, 2015
The woman would now have to forfeit her 34-room mansion.
by Sharon H. Chang - Guest Contributor Posted on March 3, 2015 Updated: March 3, 2015
Nan-Hui Jo's daughter may now be living with her abuser permanently.