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Chaos and Cruelty for Immigrants Held in Brownsville, Texas

In the federal courthouse in Brownsville, in the space of 75 minutes, 63 people were read their charges, asked to plead guilty or not guilty, and sentenced. Handcuffed and chained at the waist, they had to stoop to raise their right hands.

June 20, 2018

Resources to help families at the border

Like many on the border (and elsewhere), I’ve been working day and night to fight President Trump's monstrous and morally irredeemable family separation policy.

June 20, 2018

Remembering my great-grandmother this Juneteenth

It may seem odd to celebrate a day that recalls the fact that enslaved Africans in Texas were among the last to know they were freed, when General Gordon Granger issued the order in Galveston two years after the Emancipation Proclamation went into effect.

June 19, 2018

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