Personnel changes are meaningless without changes to the Department of Homeland Security’s anti-immigrant, and frequently illegal, policies. The administration and the department are as dedicated as ever to its campaign of refusing asylum for credible refugee claims.
Defending our rights to equality, liberty, and justice
Given the risk of abuse of the state secrets privilege, and given the harsh consequences for plaintiffs, it’s essential that courts closely and skeptically scrutinize any claim of it.
This heartbreaking case of another mentally-ill Broward County inmate who faced inhumane treatment behind bars, and was forced to give birth in a jail cell, is yet another example of why incarceration is often the wrong route for individuals who require proper medical care and treatment.