by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Jun 28, 2016
"It’s deterrence through punitive incarceration."
by Beenish Ahmed Apr 13, 2016
“Gangs don’t forgive,” the wife of a Salvadoran police officer said. “If they didn’t harm me, they’d harm my children.”
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Mar 11, 2016
She no longer wanted to wake up in the middle of the night afraid that someone might try and kill her family.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Feb 6, 2016
In spite of the increasing dangers, the U.S. has yet to halt deportations back to Central America.
by Alex Zielinski & Beenish Ahmed Jan 30, 2016
Could a mosquito-borne illness that threatens to spread across the Americas finally push countries to change their restrictive approaches to women's health care?
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Jan 25, 2016
There were another 201 cases where children ran away or the families couldn't be found.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Jan 21, 2016
"These are real children with bright futures who are interesting and smart and could be any one of us."
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Jan 14, 2016
But advocates are raising concerns that U.S. officials are looking for cover for their ongoing deportation raids.
by Beenish Ahmed Nov 30, 2015
Despite the international outcry against El Salvador’s harsh anti-abortion laws, 38 states in the U.S. have similar measures that criminalize women for endangering their unborn children even though abortion is legal in most cases across the country.
by Alex Zielinski Oct 19, 2015
"The cases in El Salvador shine a light on what happens to a country when laws don’t respect human rights."