World and Nation
Judge keeps his word to immigrant who kept his
The judge and the juvenile had grown up on the same mean streets, 40 years apart. And in fall 1996, they faced each other in a New York court where children are prosecuted as adults, but sentenced like candidates for redemption.
Officials Hid Truth of Immigrant Deaths in U.S. Jails
Silence has long shrouded the men and women who die in the nation’s immigration jails. For years, they went uncounted and unnamed in the public record. Even in 2008, when <i>The New York Times </i>obtained and published a federal government list of such deaths, few facts were available about who these people were and how they died.