Tag Archives: Elaine J. Cohen

Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | It’s time for a ‘migra’ watch

By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | November 27, 2016 AUSTIN — ICE out of Austin, an immigrant-led activist group, and the Austin Sanctuary Network met together for the first time at Wildflower Unitarian Church on November 22, … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | It’s time for a ‘migra’ watch

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Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Are the dreaded immigration sweeps coming to a city near you?

My friends trembled as they shared their stories of crossing the Rio Bravo and the desert, and hiding from ‘la migra.’ By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | January 6, 2016 “Raids are planned in Dallas, Houston, El … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Are the dreaded immigration sweeps coming to a city near you?

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Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Halloween at Hutto

It’s more trick than treat for the hunger strikers at this Texas immigrant family detention center. By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | November 5, 2015 As we sat in the waiting area of the Hutto “Residential” Center, … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Halloween at Hutto

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Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | The new American ‘internment camps’: A bad idea that doesn’t go away

‘Family detention’ is just a euphemism for ‘prisons incarcerating immigrant women and children.’ By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | October 7, 2015 AUSTIN — According to my well-worn Webster’s, a euphemism is “the substitution of an agreeable … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | The new American ‘internment camps’: A bad idea that doesn’t go away

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Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Vital statistics: Documentation and dignity

It is hard to conceive of dignity if one is stateless or forced to live in poverty, at the edges of abundance. By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | September 24, 2015 A few weeks ago The Rag … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Vital statistics: Documentation and dignity

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Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Casting Judith’s ashes into the big river

Josefina gently poured Judith Rosenberg’s ashes from the bag in the carved wooden box from Mexico. By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | June 24, 2015 AUSTIN — The muses are, once again, tugging at my sleeve. Kleio, … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Casting Judith’s ashes into the big river

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Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | The heartbreak of children behind bars

The children we have come to know during our regular visits to detention centers have now spent an enormous part of their short lives behind walls. By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | May 30, 2015 This is … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | The heartbreak of children behind bars

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Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Hundreds gather in Dilley, Texas, in fight to #EndFamilyDetention

ICE’s ‘South Texas Family Residential Center,’ run by CCA, is the largest such facility in the country. By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | May 13, 2015 DILLEY, Texas — I’ve been hearing about Dilley, Texas, for years. … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Hundreds gather in Dilley, Texas, in fight to #EndFamilyDetention

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Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Drawing attention to immigrant family detention at Karnes City, Texas

When Sra. X came out with her littlest guy (who had just turned three in December), his eyes widened and he ran straight into my arms. By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | April 9, 2015 This piece … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Drawing attention to immigrant family detention at Karnes City, Texas

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METRO | Elaine J. Cohen : To weave the future

The Zapatista’s struggle to reclaim dignity and autonomy is similar to the struggle of the Lakota and other First Nation peoples. By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | December 7, 2014 AUSTIN — In mid-November, here in Austin, … finish reading METRO | Elaine J. Cohen : To weave the future

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METRO/GUEST VOICE | Elaine J. Cohen : Cassandra’s curse and the usgov detention centers

Briefly thought extinct, the idea of ‘family detention’ has returned to the horror of those who battled it at the T. Don Hutto Detention Center in Taylor, Texas. By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | November 10, 2014 … finish reading METRO/GUEST VOICE | Elaine J. Cohen : Cassandra’s curse and the usgov detention centers

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