There are companies that are tied to your elected officials profiting in ongoing immigration crisis. Corporation of America (CCA) and other private-prison companies have been active members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a powerful lobby based in Washington, D.C., responsible for numerous laws that have put millions of people behind bars.
Section 101(a)(43)(B) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (codified under Title 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(43)(B),) defines an “aggravated felony” as including “illicit trafficking in a controlled substance (as defined in section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802)), including a drug trafficking crime (as defined in section 924(c) of the Title … Continue reading Are Illicit trafficking in a controlled substance (as defined in Title 21, U.S.C.§ 801) and drug trafficking crime (as defined in Title 18, U.S.C. § 924 (c) unconstitutionally vague for Immigration purposes?
Reclaiming Our Stories: Narratives of Identity, Resilience, and Empowerment gathers 19 powerful narratives written by members of the Reclaiming Our Stories Community Writers Workshop located in Southeast San Diego by Various (Author), Mona Alsoraimi-Espiritu (Editor), Roberta Alexander (Editor), Manuel Paul Lopez (Editor) These authors took a great risk bringing these narratives to fruition, stories that pulsate with the kind of vitality that can … Continue reading Reclaiming Our Stories: Narrative of Identity