Financial vulnerability makes incarceration more likely—while incarceration itself impoverishes families and communities.
Castor's office is disputing the nature of the events recounted in "Palestinian-American gets short shrift from Congress member."
Data tell us that the surge of illegal alien minors began with the president’s implementation of the unauthorized Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in 2012.
Even as the number of unaccompanied children attempting to cross our borders has soared, it has become clear that Congress is unable to find a policy solution for this vulnerable population.
It’s not surprising people suspect corruption when the service suddenly goes after the president’s political opposition as an election nears.
What we all should fear is the deliberate tearing down and intent to destroy not only the bright future these girls were pursuing but also their ability to produce the future.
Perhaps the most troubling element in the Hobby Lobby decision is the idea that employers should have more right to dictate the terms of their employees’ lives than the employees themselves.
The state of Wisconsin is fighting tooth and nail to keep discriminatory laws on the books.
I’ve never been as anxious as I am now that we won’t come together and do the right thing.
Where today’s Congress is all but paralyzed by partisanship, Capitol Hill in 1964 was a place where Democrats and Republicans often found ways to compromise on behalf of the public interest.