The Edge: August 24

Catch up and get ahead with the Edge for the week of August 24. Congressmen call for end to family detention and private prisons

Webcast: Forum on Family Detention

Nearly 200 people attended an educational forum on family detention and community efforts to welcome and support asylum-seeking refugee...

Refugee families to Congress: ¡Queremos Libertad!

A June 24, 2015 Congressional visit investigating conditions for refugee families in private prisons in Texas culminated with a protest by...

Asylum-seeking mothers share stories of family imprisonment in South Texas

Within hours of their release from Karnes County Correctional Center, a privately-operated prison located about 60 miles south east of San...

Asylum-seeking mothers held in prison-like conditions in South Texas

Faith-based groups, lawyers, community leaders and elected officials nationwide are imploring the federal government to release asylum-...

Students Hunger for the DREAM Act, a Video Documentary Part II

This short documentary follows the plight of a band of University of Texas at San Antonio students who launched a hunger strike last...