immigrants' rights

Springfield man held illegally on immigration detainer seeks monetary damages over detention

After argument at a New Year’s Eve party, a federal immigration dragnet landed Jorge Sanchez in jail for weeks, on a direct path to deportation.

ACLU to defend limits on "mandatory" immigration detention

Tuesday hearing part of class action lawsuit that has resulted in release of more than 50 people held in Massachusetts jails under "mandatory" immigration detention provision.

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.