Topic | detention

37 Sikh Men Are Now On A Hunger-Strike at El Paso To Protest Their Detention


The Vaisakhi harvest celebration is a festive occasion of dancing, singing, music, and religious praise for many Sikh men and women, and marks the beginning of the Sikh New Year. However, 37 Sikh men in El Paso, Texas, celebrated Vaisakhi in a truly unique fashion this year by launching a hunger-strike. The 37 Indian nationals […]

Top 10 Victories for Immigrant Rights in 2013


While Congress struggled in 2013 to enact just and meaningful reform, and the President is close to surpassing 2 million deportations, immigrants won victories in many states and many levels. In no particular order: 1. The Supreme Court Strikes Down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act Undoubtedly, the fall of DOMA’s Section 3 has brought much-needed […]