August 4, 2009 Groups Call On Napolitano To Fix Conditions At Louisiana Immigration Detention Facility Media-Newswire.com (Media-Newswire.com) - NEW YORK – The American Civil Liberties Union and several other human rights and civil liberties organizations sent a letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security, calling on her...

Day Laborers, Community Advocates & Allies Fill City Council Chambers for Public Hearing on Wage Theft Tuesday, June 30, 2009 marks a historic moment for The Congress of Day Laborers in their campaign to stop wage theft in New Orleans. Member-leaders and organizers of the...

August 5, 2009 Detenidos en Luisiana continúan huelga de hambre para denunciar condiciones por María Peña, Univision  Washington, 4 ago (EFE).- El Gobierno de Obama busca contentar tanto a quienes promueven una reforma migratoria como a quienes piden mano dura contra los indocumentados, muchos de los cuales languidecen...

July 31, 2009 Immigrant Detainees on Hunger Strike After White House Rejects Change to Detention Standards by Diego Graglia, Feet In 2 Worlds Immigrants in a Louisiana detention center began a hunger strike this week to protest the dismal conditions in which they say they are being held. The detainees’...

July 31, 2009 Immigration detention conditions poor, hunger strikers say by John Moreno Gonzales, The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS -- Some detainees at a Louisiana immigration detention center have begun three-day hunger strikes to protest poor conditions there, immigrant advocates said. The news comes just days after Department of...