by Lucy Gellman | Mar 28, 2014 8:58 am | Comments (2)
Maria Hinojosa had a problem: CNN wanted her to use a word that just didn’t feel right: Illegal. Not right on the tip of the tongue, not right when it swirled around in the gut. So she sought advice from a man “who couldn’t be more unlike me:” Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, winner of the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize.
by David Sepulveda | Mar 20, 2014 8:32 am | Comments (2)
Documentary photographer Mario Quiroz believes that art should be a “Trojan horse” for social change.
by Gilad Edelman | Mar 2, 2014 11:09 am | Comments (2)
What a difference a week makes.
by Nick Defiesta | Feb 26, 2014 3:44 pm | Comments (3)
Police, lawmakers and the state labor department delivered a simple message to city businesses Wednesday afternoon: Play fair, or pay the price.
by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 26, 2014 12:47 pm
Yale law students notched another success in their battle against a federal immigration agency Wednesday, when the government agreed to drop deportation proceedings against two immigrants.
by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 26, 2014 9:14 am
Mark Reid walked out of jail Tuesday with three tasks ahead of him: Rebuild his life, fight deportation proceedings against him, and help make sure others aren’t held for over a year without a bond hearing, the way he was.
by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 24, 2014 4:27 pm | Comments (2)
After the state found he cheated immigrant workforce out of wages Chung Cho agreed to pay them what he owed. When he then allegedly missed those payments, the restaurant owner found himself arrested.
by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 11, 2014 5:53 pm
Since he was taken into custody in November 2012 by immigration agents, New Havener Mark Reid has been fighting for his release. As of this week, dozens of other detainees can join his fight.
by Staff | Feb 3, 2014 3:01 pm | Comments (3)
The feds came to East Haven to force the town to stop harassing and beating and falsely intimidating immigrants like New Haven activist Edgar Javier Marin. The feds also came to town to deport Marin.
“The feds” are two different agencies—the Department of Justice and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Monday afternoon, New Haven immigrant-rights activists plan another trek to East Haven to protest a new move by ICE to detain and potentially deport Marin.
by Cora Lewis & Thomas MacMillan | Jan 15, 2014 5:27 pm | Comments (24)
Alex Saeedy walked past 40 picketers protesting the alleged firing of four immigrant whistleblowers to buy a can of Diet Coke and a Reuben sandwich with lettuce, tomato, onion, and dijon mustard.