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Migrant Women Freed from Detention Still Forced to Wear Ankle Monitors

Attorneys for migrant women freed from South Texas detention facilities earlier this month say their clients are being forced to wear ankle monitors by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The lawyers also say the release process has been full of “coercion, disorganization, and confusion,” and that the women are… » 7/27/15 4:50pm 7/27/15 4:50pm

Migrant Mothers and Children to be Freed from Texas Detention Centers 

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday night that they will begin the process of releasing about 2,000 women and children who have been detained for more than a year at two federal immigration detention facilities in South Texas. ICE said that going forward it “will not generally detain” mothers… » 7/14/15 10:10am 7/14/15 10:10am

The People Vs. Nan-Hui Jo: Domestic Violence Victim Becomes Criminal

In the late afternoon on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, a petite Korean mother of one walked into the lobby of the Yolo County Jail wearing army fatigue pants, with tears streaming down her face. Convicted by a jury in February, she’d been locked up in the Northern California holding facility for a total of nine months. In… » 6/11/15 3:10pm 6/11/15 3:10pm

Mothers Detained at Immigration Facility in Texas Stage Hunger Strike

Seventy-eight women being held at a federal immigration detention facility in Texas are demanding their release, and around 40 have launched a Holy Week hunger and work strike. The women are mostly Central American and are seeking asylum in the United States. They are being held in detention with their children. At… » 4/01/15 7:50pm 4/01/15 7:50pm

You Know What's Better Than Boning? A Delicious Mouthful of Ice

Listen: There are fewer things better than engaging in sexual congress with another human being. The first is pizza, the second is Lisa Frank stickers and the third is having a bed all to yourself and sleeping on a fucking diagonal. And then there's ice. Refreshing? Sure. Better than sex? You decide. » 11/11/14 6:20pm 11/11/14 6:20pm

Alleged ICE ‘Mean Girl’ Suzanne Barr Steps Down, Steadfastly Denies…

After being accused of creating a sexually-charged, "frat-house-type atmosphere that is targeted to humiliate and intimidate male employees," Suzanne Barr, longtime aide to Department of Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano, resigned Saturday from her position as the chief of staff to the director of… » 9/02/12 11:30am 9/02/12 11:30am

Woman Flees the Scene of a Car Accident So Her Ice Cream Won't Melt

Well, if it isn't a new entry for the Terrible Excuses Hall of Fame. A woman in Arkansas gave this bold explanation for why she fled the scene of a car accident she was involved in: "I left because I didn't want my ice cream to melt." Flora Burkhart rear-ended someone who was in a turn lane, but she failed to stop… » 7/05/12 9:30am 7/05/12 9:30am

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

Ice Penis Grows (Shows) In The Antarctic • Hugh Hefner...Feminist…

• Heh... this iceberg » 9/11/08 5:30pm 9/11/08 5:30pm near the Antarctic peninsula looks like a penis! Maybe this is the Earth's way of telling us we're being dicks about global warming? • Acyclovir, a generic drug used to treat herpes, may be effective in , but only in tissues that are also infected with the herpes virus. • A 49-year-old Nepalese…