Immigration Detention: Then and Now

Natalia, History, Los Angeles. While many may think that immigration detention is a relatively new phenomenon, due to its recent resurgence in the news and in public discourse, the Supreme Court permitted immigration detention as far back as 1896 in Wong Wing v. United States. In this precedential decision, the Supreme Court ruled that temporary … Continue reading Immigration Detention: Then and Now

LA: The Rich, the Famous, and the Detained

Natalia, Before We Go, Los Angeles, California.   Although I am not abroad, in many ways Los Angeles, California feels like another country. There is so much diversity of culture, language, food, and fashion. I meet people who design wedding dresses,┬ápeople who teach voice lessons to the rich and famous, people who are actors, models, … Continue reading LA: The Rich, the Famous, and the Detained