25 Prominent Desert Scientists Speak Out

Halt the Border Wall Construction’s Desiccation and Desecration of Quitobaquito Springs, the Greatest Oasis of Hope in the Borderlands Twenty-five nationally prominent ecologists, hydrologists, botanists and archaeologists demand that Homeland Security cease any activities that further threaten the destruction of Quitobaquito oasis in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. They claim...

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Money for Hospital Beds, Not Trump’s Wall

On February 27, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Democrat of Massachusetts, unveiled a bill that had the potential to positively affect the lives of millions of Americans. It was intended to immediately divert money from President Donald Trump’s border wall to the U.S. response to the coronavirus. At the time, we could...

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I Used to Run ICE. We Need to Release the Nonviolent Detainees.

With more than 37,000 detainees closely confined in facilities across the country, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers are extremely susceptible to outbreaks of infectious diseases. The design of these facilities requires inmates to remain in close contact with one another—the opposite of the social distancing now recommended for...

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