Tag Archives: Hutto Prison

Larry Piltz :
STORY | Following the creek

By Larry Piltz | The Rag Blog | July 25, 2018 When I was in Taylor early afternoon a few weeks ago, and turning south on 79 heading back toward Manor, a gorgeous adult bobcat, appearing especially dear and vulnerable … finish reading Larry Piltz :
STORY | Following the creek

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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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METRO | Alice Embree : Grassroots Leadership takes on the prison profiteers

The group helped end immigrant family detention at T. Don Hutto private prison and is challenging Travis County Sheriff Hamilton’s deportation policies. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | June 22, 2014 AUSTIN — Grassroots Leadership says that Texas … finish reading METRO | Alice Embree : Grassroots Leadership takes on the prison profiteers

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Lily Keber : Putting Families in Jail in America

Putting children in jail:T. Don Hutto and family detention in America As hope for change in Obama immigration policy dwindles, activists speculate on the fate of family detention. By Lily Keber / The Rag Blog / November 20, 2009 See … finish reading Lily Keber : Putting Families in Jail in America

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Beyond Hutto : Reforming Immigrant Detention

Demonstrator at T. Don Hutto detention facility on World Refugee Day, June 20, 2009. Photo by Melissa Del Bosque / The Texas Observer.Beyond Hutto:Activists reflect on the continuing struggle against immigrant detention centers. By DC Tedrow / The Rag Blog … finish reading Beyond Hutto : Reforming Immigrant Detention

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Bob Libal :
Si Kahn : 44 years of music and social justice

Activist, musician, and executive director of Grassroots Leadership:  four decades in the struggle. By Bob Libal | The Rag Blog | July 28, 2009 I read in the paper, I watched on the show They said that it happened a … finish reading Bob Libal :
Si Kahn : 44 years of music and social justice

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Prisons : Why Texas Still Holds ‘Em

Forget oil and gold. In the Lone Star state, the boomtown business is locking up immigrants.By Stephanie Mencimer This article appears in the July/August issue of Mother Jones. In 1997, with the private prison business booming, the Corrections Corporation of … finish reading Prisons : Why Texas Still Holds ‘Em

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