Sandra Hernandez: Last month, county officials promised to spend $500,000 to establish a rapid response system that would provide emergency shelter to the estimated 400 individuals living along the riverbed. Yet as the storm passed there was no sign of any kind of coordinated government response.
Sandra Hernandez: An organization of street vendors filed suit last week against the Los Angeles Police Department and a business improvement district for illegally seizing and destroying vendors’ carts, dollies, and other personal belongings.
Sandra Hernandez: GEO’s failure to provide adequate medical care at Adelanto appears to be part of a larger pattern at GEO-run facilities
Sandra Hernandez and Will Mathews: Processes must be followed to ensure public debate, oversight and accountability before law enforcement acquires surveillance technologies.
Sandra Hernandez: These children facing life or death consequences in immigration court shouldn’t suffer because there are not enough volunteer attorneys to ensure they receive a fair hearing in court.