Stories by Seth Freed Wessler

Seth Freed Wessler is a reporter based in New York. subscribe to Seth Freed Wessler's feed

Posted on: May 30, 2014, Source: Pro Publica

Mindi has never harmed her daughter and is capably raising a son, but authorities took her daughter under a concept sometimes called “predictive neglect.”

Posted on: May 22, 2012, Source:

What little information has emerged from inside Adams County Correctional Center suggests that mistreatment and abuse at the hands of guards may have reached a breaking point.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2012, Source: ColorLines

The NYPD's nearly unchecked surveillance program monitored Internet exchanges and postings of Muslim students from at least 16 colleges in the Northeast.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2011, Source:

In a briefing last week, President Obama directly acknowledged that his administration’s immigration enforcement practices break up families.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2011, Source: ColorLines

We'e seen a striking increase in the rate of removals of parents, raising serious concerns about the impact of these deportations on children, many of whom are left behind.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2010, Source:

High profile domestic terrorism plots appear to have increased in recent months, but they’ve been largely concocted.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2010, Source:

How a political strategy can lead to the exact opposite of its intentions.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2010, Source:

The Republicans are numb to why they're in the minority in Congress.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2010, Source: ColorLines RaceWire

The ruling in Padilla v. Kentucky requires defense attorneys to accurately advise their non-citizen clients of the potential immigration consequences of pleading guilty to a crime.