It’s looking unlikely that Congress will take up immigration reform this fall.
But the push is still on to put deportations and immigrant detention centers under the microscope. And some of those leading this effort are immigrants themselves — who’ve spent time in detention centers — and are organizing to support those still inside.
Luis Nolasco was nine when his parents brought him to California from Mexico.
Back then, his family’s “undocumented” status meant little to him, but that changed his senior year of high school.