Warren Joseph, a Trinidadian who came to the U.S., obtained his Green Card and chose to do the ultimate American act — join the Army. After returning from the war in Iraq, he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, ultimately being sent to immigration detention where he languished for 3 years, facing and observing numerous counts of abuse from immigration officials. He says, “There’s many physical abuses up there, the thing is who can you tell?” Watch Warren’s story and take action to ensure that the U.S. government restores fair immigration and racial justice.
Deportation | Detention | Due Process | Enforcement | Fair Day in Court | Family | Immigration | Video | Women | YouthBreakthrough was given rare access behind the walls of an immigrant detention center and met several long time residents who face exile from the U.S. The threat of being exiled away from their families and lives is almost too much to bear for them. As one of them says, “this is a nightmare that I’ve … More »
Deportation | Detention | Due Process | Enforcement | Fair Day in Court | Family | Immigration | VideoAnslem Ifill lived in the U.S. for 25 years—it is his home. So much so that he put his own life at risk to serve the country for eight years with the Army. Because of this ultimate sacrifice, he can’t believe the unimaginable will happen. He asks, “How can you deport individuals who risk their … More »
Deportation | Detention | Due Process | Enforcement | Fair Day in Court | Family | Immigration | Video | WomenThe New York Times and the Washington Post have recently reported on the shocking “System of Neglect” in immigrant detention centers that denies basic medical care to those detainees desperately in need of it. Watch June Everett’s moving account of her sister’s death in detention – how Sandra Kenley, a 52- year-old grandmother who had … More »
287G | Deportation | Detention | Due Process | Enforcement | Fair Day in Court | Family | Immigration | Video“Restore Fairness” produced by Breakthrough in association with 26 leading organizations, calls for the U.S. government to bring back due process and fairness to the immigration system. The video features the powerful voices of Congresswomen Zoe Lofgren and Lucille Roybal-Allard, Judges Dana Marks and Bruce Einhorn, and civil society leaders Anthony Romero, Donald Kerwin, Karen … More »
Deportation | Detention | Due Process | Enforcement | Fair Day in Court | Family | Immigration | VideoIn this playful animation starring our favorite Star Wars characters, see what happens when a permanent member of a popular space crew finds his status is in question. Because in any galaxy, when we deny due process and human rights to some, we put all of our freedoms at risk. Watch it and take action … More »