Viridiana Martínez is not your typical 26-year-old. She went behind bars—on purpose—to expose President Obama’s deportation policies.
As an undocumented activist with the National Immigrant Youth Alliance (NIYA), Martínez turned herself in to infiltrate the Broward Transitional Center. Inside the detention center, Martínez discovered that the Obama administration is detaining low-priority individuals it promised not to deport. Check out her story, “Inside Job,”  featured in Sojourners magazine (March 2013).
According to NIYA, organizers who infiltrated Broward have seen people detained who were:
Take action! Sign this national petition  calling for the release of all low-priority detainees at Broward.
Elaina Ramsey is assistant editor of Sojourners magazine.