Self-Portrait of a Tragedy
JeanCarlo Jimenez is one of 179 immigrants to die in U.S. custody since 2003. The missteps and errors of ICE and its contractors have led to concerns about the safety of immigrant detainees.
The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the indefinite detention of immigrants, a decision that will impact thousands, from lawful permanent residents to asylum seekers and torture victims.
This Week in Immigration Under Trump 2/24/18
Here are the biggest immigration stories this week that you might have missed.
This Week in Immigration Under Trump 2/17/18
This is what happened this week in immigration.
THIS WEEK IN IMMIGRATION UNDER TRUMP 2/10/2018
Capital & Main’s weekly rundown of the nation’s top immigration news.
L.A. COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES SHOOT BOY
L.A. County deputies shot and killed Anthony Weber during a foot chase on Feb 4, 2018. They said they spotted a handgun tucked into his pants, but investigators never recovered a weapon.
This Week in Immigration Under Trump
Here are the immigration stories you might have missed this week.
Ten to Remember: How We Covered 2017
Perhaps no year in living memory presented greater challenges and opportunities to the press than 2017, and Capital & Main was no exception. In response to the Trump presidency, we expanded our coverage well beyond California, while continuing to investigate the fault lines that undergird the nation’s most populous state. We also deepened our reporting on immigration, hate and white nationalism and climate change – issues that will define the Trump era. And we began a long-term commitment to examining business and social responsibility.
Here are 10 series and stories from 2017 that offer a window into how Capital & Main made sense of an extraordinary year in the history of our nation and state.
- Investigating Labor Secretary Nominee Andrew Puzder’s Fast Food Empire
- The Golden State of Hate: California and White Nationalism in the Age of Trump
- Charge Time: Electric Car Workers Accuse Tesla of Low Pay and Intimidation
- Fire and ICE: Inside California’s Fight Against the Trump Immigration Crackdown
- The Bottom Line, a podcast on business and society.
- Promise Breakers: How Regulators Failed to Stop a Sacramento Lead Hazard
- Can Unions — and the American Middle Class — Survive the Supreme Court’s Janus Decision?
- Can California Ban Fracking?
- Trouble in Eden: A Divided Marin County Community Gets a New Charter School
- Deadly Detention: Why Are Immigrants Dying in ICE Custody?
Homeless for the Holidays
New federal data show that America’s homeless population has increased for the first time since 2010.
Today is National Homeless Person’s Memorial Day, a seasonal moment to remember that these final weeks of the year are no holiday for thousands of our fellow Americans. (New data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development reveal that last year “Los Angeles had the largest number of individuals with chronic patterns of homelessness, with 19 percent of the nation’s chronically homeless individuals.”
- EducationSeptember 7, 2016
Moonlighting Teachers Learn Hard Lessons from Uber
- Conversations on Trump’s AmericaNovember 29, 2016
Conversations on Trump’s America: Robert Reich Previews a New Era of Savage Inequality
- Labor & EconomyNovember 16, 2017
Robert Reich on Trump’s ‘Dangerous Tax Bill’
- Labor & EconomyNovember 20, 2017
Saving Private Enterprise: Director Jacob Kornbluth on His New Robert Reich Film
- Andrew Puzder NominationJanuary 23, 2017
Investigating Labor Secretary Nominee Andrew Puzder’s Fast Food Empire
- Labor & EconomyMay 25, 2016
Aging in the Fields: Retirement Followed by a Return to Work
- EnvironmentAugust 26, 2016
California Doubles Down on Its Green Economy, But Kicks Cap-and-Trade Down the Road
- Labor & EconomySeptember 25, 2017
Kicked to the Curb: How USC Drove a Bicycle Repairman Into the Street