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Venezuela’s leading businessman was prevented from leaving the country yesterday

"The Venezuelan state has paralyzed the national industry..."

DHS memos signal strict new border enforcement and action on undocumented immigrants

The Department of Homeland Security has drafted two new memos which aim to ramp up deportation efforts against undocumented immigrants in the United States. The memos, which were signed by DHS

Detained immigrants suing a private prison company over forced labor move forward with groundbreaking class action

In a groundbreaking case in Colorado, a 2014 lawsuit alleging forced labor at a Denver-area ICE facility run by a private prison company has expanded to a class action suit that could involve tens of
And It’s Not Like Texas A&M Has Any International Scholars To Spare

And It’s Not Like Texas A&M Has Any International Scholars To Spare

Henry Rousso is a 62 year old Egyptian born senior researcher at the French National Center for Scientific Research. He lives in Paris. He had been invited to speak at Texas A&M’s Hagler Institute

#FreeBresha: The murder trial of a 15-year-old girl has become a movement

This segment originally aired March. 8, 2017, on VICE News Tonight on HBO. A murder case involving a 15 year-old girl in Ohio has become a mass movement on the internet. In July, Bresha, then a
California pulls the trigger on “sanctuary state” status

California pulls the trigger on “sanctuary state” status

This is a moment of opportunity... for the White House

Hundreds of immigrants detained in a private prison have gone on hunger strike

Hundreds of immigrant detainees held in one of the largest detention centers in the U.S. are refusing meals as part of an organized hunger strike, activist groups say. Northwest Detention Center,
Plight of Activists Detained at Chinese Factory Making Ivanka Trump Shoes Is ‘Nothing New’

Plight of Activists Detained at Chinese Factory Making Ivanka Trump Shoes Is ‘Nothing New’

Labor rights group says plight of three activists spotlights broader crackdown

Another immigrant dies while in ICE custody at a controversial for-profit detention center

He was the third detainee to die at the Adelanto Detention Facility this year.CREDIT: Photo Courtesy of ICEA Honduran immigrant who was arrested last month by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Marching band protests immigration detention center in Boston

Hundreds of activist musicians played loud music outside an immigration detention center in Boston to protest the detention of immigrants, the Boston Globe reported this week. Detainees could be seen

Trump administration still trying to block undocumented teen’s abortion

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Justice Department on Thursday appealed a D.C. district judge’s ruling ordering a government-operated detention facility in Texas to let a pregnant, undocumented teen get the
Immigrant advocates hold concert outside detention center to bring awareness to mass imprisonment

Immigrant advocates hold concert outside detention center to bring awareness to mass imprisonment

For one night only on Friday, advocates, musicians, and a comedianne hostess will hold a music festival in Adelanto, California, the site of the largest immigrant detention center in the state.
Activists bring teddy bears to White House to call attention to prolonged immigration detention

Activists bring teddy bears to White House to call attention to prolonged immigration detention

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Activists armed with teddy bears took to the White House on Monday to call attention to the prolonged detention of immigrant children and parents at a family detention center in
Private prison CEO ‘very pleased’ by ‘improved occupancy rates’ at immigration detention centers

Private prison CEO ‘very pleased’ by ‘improved occupancy rates’ at immigration detention centers

Corporate leaders at the Florida-based private prison operator GEO Group are “very pleased” with its third quarter earnings report released Tuesday. On a call with investors, GEO Group’s CEO George

The Ultimate Guide to Indie Games

I know, I know — you’ve got games like Super Mario Odyssey, Assassin’s Creed: Origins, and Call of Duty: World War II on your to-play list. Or maybe you’re deep into Blizzard Entertainment’s team

Report on immigration detention centers raises questions of ‘perverse financial incentive’

An analysis of the nation’s 201 immigration detention facilities contracted through the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency is raising concerns about inadequate standards,

ICE is abusing immigrant detainees with strip searches and threats

Solitary confinement, strip searches, prolonged yelling, threats, broken phone lines, mold, and being crowded in with hardened criminals. These are just some of the cases of widespread abuse against

GamesBeat reporter Stephanie Chan’s best indie games of 2017

FEATURE: It’s been painful for me to choose the “best” indie games I’ve played this year, mostly because calling something the “best” is a somewhat nebulous concept to begin with. So I’ve chosen a
Singapore will keep jailing people without a trial—but it’ll be more transparent

Singapore will keep jailing people without a trial—but it’ll be more transparent

Singapore has always been tough on crime—now it wants to be a bit more clear. The Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) Act, passed in 1955, allows…