Stories by Travis Packer

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Posted on: Jan 4, 2011, Source: Immigration Impact

A federal prosecutor is likely investigating claims that CCA used inmate violence to force prisoners to snitch on one another or be moved to extremely violent units.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact

Snyder’s bill tells police to drop their “reasonable suspicions” of anyone hailing from dozens of countries full of white people. How is that not racial profiling?

Posted on: Aug 24, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact

Tea Partiers harbor some truly unfounded fear.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact

Reports of prisoner abuse have prompted disciplinary action and calls for stricter regulatory policies.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact

DHS Sec’y Napolitano spent two days on the Hill testifying about border security, fences, enforcement, and E-Verify, but there was almost nothing on immigration reform

Posted on: Feb 22, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact

Though often overlooked in the immigration debate, there are roughly 5.5 million children in the U.S. with at least one parent who is an immigrant in the country illegally.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact

ICE claims it is beginning to detain more criminal immigrants, but the numbers aren’t so black and white when you examine how it defines criminality.