Michele and Igor talk with Vanita Gupta, current president and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, about the Department of Justice's recent announcements under the Trump administration.
The Right Way to ‘Send in the Feds’
Smart on Crime: An Alternative to the Tough vs. Soft Debate
The Trump Administration Is Putting DOJ Policing Reform Efforts at Risk
Six States Leading the Charge on Second-Chance Policies
Understanding Trump’s Flimsy Case Against So-Called Sanctuary Jurisdictions
Reforms are needed to ensure that people with criminal records have equitable access to the labor market and economic security.
The Trump administration’s approach to the drug epidemic will hurt American families and cost taxpayers millions of dollars.
The Department of Homeland Security’s supervision and monitoring programs are often an extension of a punitive immigration system that puts corporate profits over migrants’ lives.
Watch a 100-second run-down of Trump's chaotic first 100 days.
Paid apprenticeships could help ease returning citizens’ labor market re-entry and benefit them, their families, and society.
President Trump and those who serve in his administration make policy that benefits themselves and special interest elites like them at the expense of ordinary Americans who placed their faith in him.
Trump’s actions during his first 100 days in office have time and again benefitted corporations and the wealthy at the expense of ordinary Americans.
Collaboration between law enforcement and immigration enforcement undermines public safety by making police departments deportation forces rather than protectors of people facing extreme risk of violence.
Increased involvement of state and local police in federal immigration enforcement carries financial burdens and litigation risks and damages community trust.
This interactive graphic details the amount of funding for key federal grants in sanctuary jurisdictions in 32 states.
With Jeff Sessions as attorney general, dangerous and outdated “law and order” policies would stymie criminal justice reform.
Statistical analysis illustrates that across a range of social and economic indicators, sanctuary counties perform better than comparable nonsanctuary counties.
Promoting equal, meaningful access to legal representation in the U.S. justice system is critical to ending poverty, combating discrimination, and creating opportunity.
New data reveal an increase in the use of detention for LGBT immigrants despite protocols to reduce unnecessary detention.