Police Commissioner Pick Will Be an Early Test for New York City’s Next Mayor
In a mayoral campaign focused on policing and public safety, candidates have promised to limit the authority of the next person to run the NYPD.
A U.S.-Mexico Pledge to End Disappearances Fails to Grapple With the Complicity of the State
The promise was a little-noticed outcome of Vice President Kamala Harris’s recent meeting with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
The Coronavirus CrisisRecent Covid-19 Spike in Immigration Detention Was a Problem of ICE’s Own Making
The increase coincided with ICE’s decision to transfer people through a Mississippi facility where coronavirus cases were exploding.
Hacked Emails Give Unfiltered View Into the D.C. Police Gang Database
The emails reveal how the Metropolitan Police Department’s gang database is connected to other flawed tough-on-crime initiatives.
The War on ImmigrantsICE Discussed Punishing Immigrant Advocates for Peaceful Protests
Internal documents show how ICE surveilled immigrant advocates’ protest activities — and floated retaliating against them for it.