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Investors, Business Leaders, and Advocates Demand Barclays Kill Prison Muni Bond Sale
Investors, Business Leaders, and Advocates Demand Barclays Kill Prison Muni Bond Sale

A day after a group of impact investors, business leaders, and social justice advocates called on global investors to refuse to purchase a $630 million taxable municipal bond offering by the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) through the Wisconsin Public Finance Authority, Barclays, who led the financing, announced it was delaying the sale. Proceeds from the deal would be used to build two prison facilities.

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Collective Outcry Forces Biden Administration to Increase Refugee Cap Next Month
Collective Outcry Forces Biden Administration to Increase Refugee Cap Next Month

Late today, the Biden-Harris administration announced that it would set a new refugee admission cap next month, after immigrant and refugee advocates denounced the administration’s earlier cowardly decision to maintain the 15,000 ceiling set by the prior administration, and accusing the Biden administration of breaking its promise to increase the cap this fiscal year.

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Collective Outcry Forces Biden Administration to Increase Refugee Cap Next Month
Biden Administration Breaks Promise and Keeps Refugee Admissions Cap at Lowest in Years

Today, the Biden-Harris administration announced that it will maintain the refugee admissions ceiling of 15,000 set by the prior administration, breaking its promise to increase the cap this fiscal year. This cowardly decision is a major disappointment that leaves thousands of individuals and families who have been desperately waiting to begin to rebuild their lives in a safe place and to be reunited with their families for years, indefinitely stranded.

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Collective Outcry Forces Biden Administration to Increase Refugee Cap Next Month
Adam Toledo Should be Alive

Yesterday, the city of Chicago released gruesome body camera footage of the murder of Adam Toledo, a 13-year-old child who was killed by police last month in the predominantly Latino neighborhood of Little Village. The video showed Adam complying with police when he was shot, putting his empty hands up before being murdered in cold blood.

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