Maryam Saleh is an editor and reporter based in Washington, D.C., whose work focuses on immigration, criminal justice, and politics.
J Street Is Facing New Pressure to Back Conditioning Aid to Israel
If J Street puts its lobbying operation to work, a majority of the Democratic caucus could support conditioning aid in response to Israeli annexation.
Secret Brazil ArchiveThe Secret History of U.S. Involvement in Brazil’s Scandal-Wracked Operation Car Wash
Leaked chat logs show that Brazilian prosecutors evaded treaties to help the U.S. Justice Department investigate Brazilian corporations.
The War on ImmigrantsAt Boston Immigration Court, ICE Must Now Justify Detaining Noncitizens — Reversing Decades of Precedent
ICE attorneys are now required to prove that a noncitizen poses a danger or flight risk in order for the court to deny bond.
The Wax and Wane of J Street’s Influence Over U.S.-Israel Policy
Jeremy Ben-Ami claimed his organization would only exist for a few years. But as the two-state solution grew distant, J Street solidified into a D.C. institution.