Private Prisons Are Cashing In on Refugees’ Desperation

This article originally appeared in the New York Times at http://nyti.ms/1TxbtTH. Berlin — Immigration and Customs Enforcement calls the detention site in Dilley, Tex., a “family residential center.” But to the 2,000 migrant children and mothers who live there, it’s something else: “People who say this is not a prison are lying,” Yancy Maricela Mejia Guerra, … More Private Prisons Are Cashing In on Refugees’ Desperation

Franciscan Common Ground

Dear Friends, Peace and all good! Migration and immigration are very controversial issues that have divided many people. These twin concerns have provoked both favorable and hostile reactions toward the immigrant population here in the United States. There are those who are calling for the expulsion of these “foreigners and strangers.” At the same time, … More Franciscan Common Ground