09 Oct '11, 2am

Jails No Place for US Immigration Detainees | Care2 Causes

Jails No Place for US Immigration Detainees | Care2 Causes

Two years ago, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security acknowledged that it needed to overhaul the detention of noncitizens in unnecessary detention and pledged to reform the immigration detention system. A new report issued October 6th by Human Rights First shows how the United States continues to hold the overwhelming majority of its nearly 400,000 detained asylum seekers and other civil immigration law detainees in jails and jail-like facilities across the country, with an estimated cost of more than $2 billion in 2012. Those detained include victims of abuse, including torture victims claiming asylum. The report tells the story of Maria,* an undocumented mother of three daughters, whose partner abused her and reported her to immigration authorities. Immigration officers entered her home, arrested her and handcuffed her in front of her children. Although Maria had not ...

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A Horrible Bullying Story; a Happy Ending | Care2 Causes

A Horrible Bullying Story; a Happy Ending | Car...

care2.com 09 Oct '11, 4pm

by Kirk Hittinger, Head of School, Wyncote Academy It was a terrifying incident of bullying that took place back in Januar...

Police probe SDP forum involving exiled ISA det...

sg.news.yahoo.com 09 Oct '11, 2pm

(ISA) detainees spoke via teleconference is being investigated by the police. According to local media, the police is inve...

Hertz Suspends Muslim Employees Over Prayer Breaks | Care2 Causes

Hertz Suspends Muslim Employees Over Prayer Bre...

care2.com 08 Oct '11, 4am

A week ago, Hertz Rent-a-Car suspended 34 Muslim employees indefinitely for praying without clocking out. The drivers, who...

Philly is the Place to be in October! Check out all the exciting events going on in the City of Brotherly Love...

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sustainablelifemedia.com 08 Oct '11, 8pm

This comment is one of the most unintelligent things I've read in a while and I feel compelled to point out why. First of ...

Why Snow Leopards Need Help | Care2 Causes

Why Snow Leopards Need Help | Care2 Causes

care2.com 07 Oct '11, 8pm

NOTE: This is a guest post from Brad Rutherford. He has been the executive director of the Snow Leopard Trust since 2000 a...

Top 10 Things Herman Cain Doesn't Want You To K...

care2.com 08 Oct '11, 11am

to William E, unfortunately neither Cain or his running mates give a damn about the consequences of their actions that is ...

Who Needs Immigrant Labor When You Have Prison ...

care2.com 10 Oct '11, 9am

I don't think we should be doing more for criminals. But I do think having a work force comprised of LOW RISK prisoners in...

Ten Years Later - Afghanistan the True Cost | Care2 Causes

Ten Years Later - Afghanistan the True Cost | C...

care2.com 08 Oct '11, 9am

10 years ago, on October 7, the war in Afghanistan began. After the 9/11 adrenaline had subsided, the lives of those of us...

#catgate flap for UK government turning sour for gay couple at centre of it | Care2 Causes

#catgate flap for UK government turning sour fo...

care2.com 08 Oct '11, 7am

Since the UK Home Secretary Theresa May uttered those hostage to fortune words on Tuesday October 4 at the Conservative Pa...

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care2.com 15 Oct '11, 12am

My brother had just died from cancer. I was taking a shower when I discovered a large lump in my breast...and I had had a ...

14 Shamans Murdered in Peru | Care2 Causes

14 Shamans Murdered in Peru | Care2 Causes

care2.com 10 Oct '11, 5am

Fourteen traditional healers have been brutally murdered in Peru in the past 20 months, allegedly at the urging of a local...

We Have A Right To Know If It's GMO! | Care2 Causes

We Have A Right To Know If It's GMO! | Care2 Ca...

care2.com 07 Oct '11, 5am

I demand the right to know what I am eating. Why should that be such a problem? For a decade, Monsanto has been selling ge...

Taco Bell Violating California Disability Law | Care2 Causes

Taco Bell Violating California Disability Law |...

care2.com 09 Oct '11, 3am

A federal judge has ruled that Taco Bell has violated federal and California laws protecting the disabled from discriminat...

Supreme Court Takes On Whether Religious Instit...

care2.com 09 Oct '11, 3am

In First Amendment jurisprudence the applicability of employment discrimination laws to religious group has to be among th...

Treat Child Trafficking Victims as Victims, Not Criminals | Care2 Causes

Treat Child Trafficking Victims as Victims, Not...

care2.com 06 Oct '11, 9am

This guest blog is from Kevin Ryan, President of Covenant House. One of the largest privately-funded childcare agencies in...