Girls represent the fastest growing segment of the juvenile justice population.
Unfortunately, in many states, the recidivism rates for juvenile offenders are very high.
The women and children detained in the STFRC came to the U.S. in an attempt to escape the persecution they experienced in their home country.
Sometimes it takes weeks for the men to see medical personnel, and they rarely meet with a doctor.
Today, 19 states and the District of Columbia legally bar the use of the death penalty--seven have done so in the past eight years.
Immigrants may not commit more violent crimes than natives, but there certainly are those who do.
Employment authorization is one of the greatest sources of tension around the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) debate.
He now acts more like a senator than a judge.
Locking up as many people as possible for as long as possible is neither the most effective means of ensuring public safety nor a fiscally responsible strategy.
This tribunal is the court in which citizens seek redress against the federal government for monetary claims.