Immigration

A Year After Being Detained By ICE, Former Houston High School Student Forges His Future

Posted on · "I don’t know if the next time I go to court, I’m going to be deported," said Dennis Rivera, a 20-year-old Honduran student whose controversial detention by ICE spurred protests in Houston last year.

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Private Prisons, Veterans Court, and Ship Channel Stories: Houston Matters for Thursday, October 16, 2014

Posted on · Earlier this month, allegations of sexual abuse surfaced at a South Texas detention center for mothers and children fleeing violence and persecution in Central America. The Karnes City facility is run by a private, for-profit operator based in Florida, which strongly denies the allegations. The claims come four months after the ACLU issued a report alleging thousands […]