Civil Rights



Civil Rights Groups are Changing Bail Practices in Texas, One City at a Time

by | Fri, Sep 21, 2018 at 14:32 CST
On Thursday, a federal judge ruled against Dallas County’s strict reliance on cash bail, saying it discriminates against poor people and violates their equal protection rights.

ICE Detained This Trafficking Victim on Her 18th Birthday. Why?

Under Trump, advocates say agents increasingly show up at government-run youth shelters to detain 18-year-old immigrants who used to go free.

Around 4 a.m. on August 22, the immigration agents came for Ana. It was her 18th birthday. For the past seven months, she had been living in a shelter for immig...Read More