Robin Urevich is a journalist and radio reporter whose work has appeared on NPR, Marketplace, the San Francisco Chronicle and the Las Vegas Sun.
A fight over sanctuary cities is brewing in one of them — tiny Cudahy, located in Southeast Los Angeles County. Anti-immigrant groups hope to choke off municipal funds to punish the city, even if the Trump administration fails in its attempts to do so. BY ROBIN UREVICHREAD MORE
Most people don’t realize that when corporations are hit with massive punitive-damage awards, they actually pay far less than the amounts reported in news accounts. The financial sting of those awards can be eased because companies can deduct the amount paid from their taxes.READ MORE
Hear reporter Robin Urevich speak on WNYC/PRI’s The Takeaway program about what she discovered during a recent visit to ICE’s Adelanto Detention Facility.READ MORE
Co-published by Fast Company
For-profit prison companies contracted to incarcerate undocumented immigrants have recruited former high-ranking government officials and other Washington figures to top posts, including Democratic operative Anthony Podesta and former Clinton administration official Thurgood Marshall Jr.