Ramon Torres had been a U.S. citizen for nearly ten years when he was detained for four days on an immigration hold – despite having a U.S. passport, a Louisiana driver’s license, and a Social Security card, and despite that fact that a court ordered his release.
Louisiana is Becoming the Epicenter of Trump’s Mass Deportation and Detention Agenda. We’re Fighting Back.
The state that recently shed its title as prison capital of the world is now at risk of becoming the detention capital of the world.
A new report proves that the degrading conditions in solitary confinement continue to harm people and communities.
Anthony Childs shouldn’t have had to die for Shreveport to repeal its unconstitutional ordinance. Now it’s on all of us to honor his memory by keeping up the fight against all forms of racial injustice.
I Was Convicted to 13 Years for Two Joints of Marijuana. Louisiana Should Make My Extreme Sentence One of the Last
Louisiana’s justice reinvestment package was a historic step forward, and it helped me be reunited with my family. Now lawmakers should build on this momentum and reform the Habitual Offender Statute — so that my extreme sentence is one of the last.
Two years after passage of Louisiana’s bipartisan justice reinvestment package, these smart, sensible reforms are already working to make our communities stronger and safer.
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