President Trump issued an executive order directing immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) to locate and lockup undocumented immigrants. Ice’s new policy included imprisoning undocumented immigrants without a criminal record. During September, Attorney General Sessions ended the protection for Daca Dreamers. The dreamers are undocumented immigrants, who were brought to the United States as children–many were under […]
Hurricane Harvey: Texas Prisons Evacuated
Hurricane Harvey has devastated the Houston area. Because of the historic flooding, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice started evacuating inmates from five prisons. Approximately 6,000 inmates were transferred by buses this past weekend.