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“Merecemos vivir sin miedo”

“Una cosa es escuchar sobre la gente que está siendo detenida y separada todos los días, es otra cosa vivir ese sufrimiento por ti misma,” explica Yolanda Zavala, madre de cinco hijos quien emigró a Carolina del Norte desde Michoacán hace dos décadas.

November 26, 2019 Immigrants' Rights

“We Deserve to Live Without Fear”

“It’s one thing to know that people are being detained and separated every day. It’s another to experience that pain and suffering for yourself,” explains Yolanda Zavala, a mother of five who immigrated to North Carolina from southern Mexico more than two decades ago. 

November 26, 2019 Immigrants' Rights

The Size of Your Wallet Should Never Determine Your Freedom

Our lawsuit asks the court to take immediate action to end Alamance County’s unconstitutional bail practices, ensure that no one is held in the county jail solely because they are unable to pay their bail, and release those currently locked up because they are poor.

November 15, 2019

Solitary Confinement is Cruel and Unusual. We're Challenging it in Court.

Right now in North Carolina, thousands of people are incarcerated in solitary confinement — held in prison cells no bigger than a parking spot and denied human contact, sunlight, and fresh air for 22 to 24 hours a day. Some have been there for months or years, often for breaking minor rules.

October 15, 2019

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