​Women at Texas Immigrant Detention Center Allege Sexual Abuse

The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) has penned a letter to federal officials with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security regarding horrible allegations that employees at a Southern Texas immigration holding center have been sexually abusing women… » 10/04/14 5:17pm 10/04/14 5:17pm

Republicans Complain Rape Prevention Program is Too Luxurious

House Republicans are balking at reforms that aim to make living conditions at detention centers for undocumented immigrants less hellish, claiming in a hearing on Wednesday that the detention center rape prevention efforts were actually rewarding undocumented women by sending them on a cushy taxpayer-funded holiday.… » 3/29/12 3:20pm 3/29/12 3:20pm