Dollar-a-day wage schemes in immigrant detention sound a lot like slavery

Across the United States, communities are reckoning with the appropriate rate of minimum wage for people at the local, state and federal levels. There is a sincere debate about whether a $15 minimum wage is actually sufficient for people trying to survive in the current economy. Yet around the country, immigrant detainees are often paid … Continue reading Dollar-a-day wage schemes in immigrant detention sound a lot like slavery