VICE News


VICE News is the current affairs brand of VICE media, consisting primarily of documentaries. Created in December 2013. VICE News promotes itself on its coverage of events that may not be as well covered by other news sources.
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Facing High Legal Fees, Immigrants Are Using Web Tools to Apply for Green Cards

Madeleine Wattenbarger
VICE News
October 23, 2017
Tech services are promising to help undocumented people apply for legal status, but can they deliver?

News Story

Hate Your Shady Landlord? Here’s Something to Celebrate

David Dayen
VICE News
August 23, 2017
Cities across America are taking steps to help low-income people get lawyers to fight eviction in court.

News Story

Human Trafficking Victims are Scared to Apply For Visas Under Trump

Kari Lindberg
VICE News
June 12, 2017
Enrico Jose and 92,585 other survivors of human trafficking, domestic violence, and related crimes with pending applications face imminent deportation.

Interview

A Lawyer Explains the Struggles Faced by Migrant Farm Workers

Sarah Bellman
VICE News
November 11, 2016
To get a more in-depth look, we called Jenifer Rodriguez, Colorado Legal Services' Managing Attorney of the Migrant Farm Worker Division, who specializes in assisting these vulnerable workers.

News Story

What Can You Do When the Cops Take Your Money and Won’t Give It Back?

Jake Offenhartz
VICE News
September 29, 2016
Under New York City's opaque and arbitrary civil forfeiture system, seizing money from a woman not accused of a crime is a perfectly legal thing to do.

Feature , Video

Debtors Prison: Life Inside America’s For-Profit Justice System

VICE News
August 16, 2016
Imprisoning people for being poor has technically been illegal in this country for two hundred years, but it is still a reality.

News Story

How America’s Bond System Keeps Immigrants Behind Bars

Max Rivlin-Nadler
VICE News
April 19, 2016
Immigrants, over 30,000 of whom are in custody right now, are regularly denied bail bonds or offered bond that's too expensive, forcing them to stay in jail while they wait for authorities to process their case.

News Story

Teenage Immigrants Are Being Denied Asylum Because They Have No Right to an Attorney

Meredith Hoffman
VICE News
April 12, 2016
Between 2014 and 2015, 49 percent of minors in immigration court had no legal aid, according to data compiled by the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

News Story

A ‘Habitual Drunkard’ Law Is Keeping Homeless Alcoholics on the Streets in Virginia

Sydney Lupkin
VICE News
March 21, 2016
And a lawsuit is challenging the law.

News Story

Fear of Deportation Is Driving Migrant Kids to Stay Home from School

Meredith Hoffman
VICE News
February 25, 2016
As ICE boasts about its strict enforcement tactics, it declines to acknowledge the jarring impact these raids have on US soil: Many students have simply stopped going to school.

Interview

No One Knows How Many Homeless People Live in New York

Brian Josephs
VICE News
February 12, 2016
Kimberly Forte, supervising attorney at the Legal Aid Society in New York City, speaks about the challenges of counting the number of people experiencing homelessness.

News Story

Landlords in Los Angeles Are Allegedly Making Buildings Uninhabitable to Push Out Poor People

Daniel Ross
VICE News
February 3, 2016
Tenants hoped that a lawsuit would make the Madison Hotel, which has some of the last affordable housing units in downtown LA, habitable again. But so far, it hasn't.

News Story

How the System Is Failing Central American Families Facing Deportation

Max Rivlin-Nadler
VICE News
January 15, 2016
Many of the families picked up still had legal recourse—specifically asylum—to avoid deportation.

Feature

Why is the NYPD’s ‘Warrant Squad’ Still Raiding Homeless Shelters?

John Surico
VICE News
October 1, 2015
Conversations with men and women who sleep at various shelters across town suggest so-called warrant squads, a holdover from the days of Rudolph Giuliani—a mayor known for combating homelessness aggressively in the 90s—is still alive and well in 2015.

News Story

Prisons Treat Transgender Inmates Like Shit — This Lawsuit Could Change That

Avi Asher-Schapiro
VICE News
September 25, 2015
A judge in Maryland has forced prison officials to overhaul their treatment of transgendered inmates, after a transgender prisoner reported repeated sexual abuse at the hands of correctional officers in a maximum-security prison.



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