On September 1, U.S. District Judge Raner Collins dismissed the case against humanitarian aid workers Shanti Sellz and Daniel Strauss. Sellz and Strauss had been charged with transporting undocumented migrants after providing assistance to three men found in apparently life-threatening condition in the Arizona desert last July. Thanks to all who took action on their behalf! Download the interview with Daniel and Shanti as featured on Law and Disorder radio. MP3 format 15MB.
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Dominican Republic: Mass Deportation in the Dominican Republic (UA 20/15)
On 27 January, 51 people, including 30 Dominican-born children, were deported without due process to Haiti from the Dominican Republic. More mass deportations of Dominicans of Haitian descent and Haitian migrants are feared.