Our documentary with The Young Turks investigates why more than 100 women were sterilized in California state prisons from 2006 to 2010, even though elective sterilizations have been restricted in state prisons since 1994.
The sister of the top-ranking U.S. Customs and Border Protection official in Arizona pleaded guilty to smuggling an immigrant through a Border Patrol checkpoint near Tucson in the car she was driving, her defense attorney said.
A recent salmonella outbreak has exposed weaknesses in the country’s food safety system, designed to spot the bacteria at one stop in the journey from the typical chicken’s birth to its perch in the supermarket refrigerator case.
An increasing number of British Muslims are finding their way to Syria, despite official warnings not to do so. Some come to fight; others support humanitarian assistance. This Channel 4 News report profiles a 27-year-old British activist who been working as an ambulance driver in Aleppo.
CIR has been trying for more than three years to obtain accurate, detailed mapping data of the border fence system but has been rebuffed repeatedly by federal officials. But how secret is a 10-foot-tall metal fence that runs along golf courses and through major cities?