basic rights

Immigration Advocates Face Serious Challenges in Passing Reform in 2014

January 21, 2014

Despite nationwide mobilization, immigrant advocates acknowledge they have failed to reform a broken immigration system

Visiting Israel’s “Open Prisons” for African Refugees

January 21, 2014

At the end of December the Israeli Ministry of Interior notified asylum seekers it is severely reducing its hours of operations. As a result hundreds of asylum seekers were unable to renew their visas, were picked off the streets by the Border Police and shipped to Israel’s new “open prison” in the Negev Desert. The…