The Trump administration optimistically projects that “substantially under” 100,000 people will die from COVID-19 in the United States. Horrific as that statistic is, a new model suggests it could be a huge underestimate. The government models fail to consider the impact of the virus on the incarcer
Mario Rodas, Sr. first found out there was a deadly virus spreading through the country while he was watching television at the Plymouth County Correctional Facility in Massachusetts.
For most of us, Governor Newsom's order to stay home during the COVID-19 pandemic is a potentially life-saving inconvenience. For people who are unhoused, it could be deadly, especially when local officials are massively expanding shelters and forcing people into them.
Last week, a young man was released from the Los Angeles County Jails. But instead of returning home, he was transferred by the L.A. Sheriff’s Department to ICE custody.
The country and the world face a public health emergency in the new coronavirus causing COVID-19. The media is filled with concerns about how we will respond. Will we close schools? Cancel sporting events and other large gatherings? Work from home?
On Monday, March 2nd, I cast my vote for the first time. This milestone comes after 16 years since my deportation as a veteran of the United States.