When Jose Merced Lucero was born near Taos Pueblo in Nuevo Mexico in 1829, little did he know he was about to become – more or less by default – a citizen of the United States.
Immigration issues have been at the forefront of our national dialogue this summer.
With a renewed and fortified spirit, Dalia Pedro Trujillo of Casper shares what she learned from the ACLU Membership conference.
ACLU of Wyoming and #WyoSayNo campaign to host summer events to help stop the proposed Uinta County immigration prison
As one the country’s largest for-profit private prison companies plans to build an immigration prison in Uinta County, a grassroots coalition is fighting back. Organizing under the banner of #WyoSayNo, the coalition is launching a series of summer events designed to build community support.
We shouldn’t have to ship Wyomingites out of state to a private prison simply because we can't hire and pay corrections officers a living wage or because our prisons and jails are so full we can no longer properly care for those under state supervision.
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