What's In a Name?

"In this podcast , Fi2W executive producer John Rudolph discusses the editorial and political implications of this debate over terminology with Julia Preston, national immigration correspondent for the New York Times, and Monica Novoa, a writer for Colorlines and the organizer of the “...

Litigation Moves Forward on Media Access to Immigration Court

" On June 4, 2013, Judge Orinda Evans, Northern District Court, Georgia, issued two orders in the cause of government transparency, in particular recognizing the rights of the public and the media to attend immigration hearings. Judge Evans is granting my attorneys' motion to enter an amended...

MPI Holds Media Call TUESDAY, April 29 to Discuss Findings in Major New Report Examining U.S. Deportation Trends and Policies

"On Tuesday, April 29, the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) will host a media conference call to discuss the findings of a major new report that examines the U.S. deportation system and how it has evolved over the past two decades. The report, which comes as the Department of Homeland Security is...

Reporters Shut Out of Immigration Courts

"On July 28, investigative reporter Carroll traveled to the Artesia detention center on the grounds of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) to report the story. In the preceding days she had exchanged emails arranging access with media representatives for US Immigration and Customs...