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“ICE releases 300 of 680 detainees in Mississippi, some on ‘humanitarian grounds'”

“About 300 of the 680 people detained in Wednesday’s federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid were released the same day, officials said. Approximately 30 people detained Wednesday were released at the same site they were detained on “humanitarian grounds,” according to a press release issued Thursday … Continue reading

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“Pay up or go to jail: how a Mississippi town resurrected the debtors’ prison”

“A poor single mother seeks justice against Biloxi after she was imprisoned for not paying $400 in court fees, a practice that systematically criminalizes poverty” http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/oct/21/mississippi-debtors-prison-poverty-lawsuit Banned in 1833, brought back by evil people in 2015. It’s now a crime … Continue reading

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