Inside the Adelanto detention facility: Troubled history, vows for reform

California’s largest privately-run immigrant detention facility – and a key holding site for immigrants from Southern California – recorded lapses in care during a four-year period when at least three detainees have died. A multi-part investigation featuring interviews with former detainees, families and enforcement agents. “It was scary, really scary,” said C. Hidalgo, a former detainee… Read the full story / Listen to the audio Continue reading Inside the Adelanto detention facility: Troubled history, vows for reform

Their Last Fight: Filipino Veterans Make A Final Push For Recognition

During World War II, more than a quarter million Filipinos fought alongside American soldiers. Many are still awaiting the recognition promised to them. Maximo Purisima Young was just 19 years old when he heard President Franklin D. Roosevelt call upon Filipinos to join American forces fighting in the Southeast Asian islands during World War II. In a clandestine radio broadcast which aired throughout the Philippines, … Continue reading Their Last Fight: Filipino Veterans Make A Final Push For Recognition