Wyatt Detention Facility Correctional Officer Put On Leave After Truck Drives Into Protesters

By Kevin G. Andrade, Providencejournal.com -

Officials at the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility have placed a correctional officer on administrative leave after a pickup truck drove into protesters who were blocking the entrance to the [...]

Resistance To Private Prison Industry Mounts Amid Debate Over Trump’s Immigration Detention Policies

By Lauren-Brooke "L.B." Eisen, Brennancenter.org -

Controversy over immigration policy is shining an unwelcome spotlight on the private prison industry, which runs detention facilities that house tens of thousands of immigrants. The private [...]

Actions To #CloseTheCamps Escalate

By Bruna Bouhid-Sollod, Jasmine Nazarett and Juliet Barbara, United We Dream. -

With billions from Congress and zero oversight measures, the deportation force of ICE and CBP continues to open up detention camps across the country to incarcerate immigrants and children. In [...]

Dozens Arrested As Over 1,000 Jewish Activists And Allies Shut Down Entrances To ICE Headquarters Demanding Closure Of Trump Detention Camps

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

"It's not just symbolic—we're actually shutting down ICE," said one organizer. Over a thousand progressive Jewish activists and allies on Tuesday shut down the entrances to ICE headquarters in [...]

Willem Van Spronsen AKA Emma Durutti: 5 Fast Facts You Need To Know

By Tom Cleary, Heavy.com -

Willem Van Spronsen was an anarchist and anti-fascist from Washington who was fatally shot by police on July 13 while trying to set a fire with incendiary devices during an attack at [...]

Jewish Youth Say “Never Again” As They Protest Trump’s Concentration Camps

By Stephanie Russell-Kraft, Inthesetimes.com   -

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY—Planes on their way to the airport fly low over a crowd of young protesters chanting “Racist ICE has got to go!” More than 100 Jewish and immigrant activists have gathered [...]

Call To Action: Close The Concentration Camps Now!

By Arun Gupta and Juan Carlos Ruiz, Progressive.org -

This week we wrote about the need to transform US immigration policy beginning with closing the immigrant detention camps in Stop Immigrant Arrests, Close The Camps, Transform Immigration Policy. [...]

What To Do In An Age When Crossing The Border Is A Crime

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

It wasn't always a crime to cross the border, but now it is not only a crime but we are also housing immigrants in concentration camps under severe conditions and prosecuting those who try to [...]

July 12: A Vigil To End Human Concentration Camps

By Lights for Liberty. -

We are a coalition of people, many of whom are mothers, dedicated to human rights, and the fundamental principle behind democracy that all human beings have a right to life, liberty and [...]

Migrants Denounce ‘Psychological Abuse’ in US Detention Centers

By Staff, Telesur -

U.S. authorities recently ​​​​​recognized extreme overcrowding and health risks at Border Patrol centers. Central Americans allege they were victims of "psychological abuse" by U.S. federal [...]

Trump’s Immigration Police State Persistently Violates The Law

By William Boardman, Reader Supported News. -

The US government’s treatment of immigrant children not only shocks the conscience, it is also in chronic, blatant violation of US law. The US government’s deliberate, unlawful cruelty to its [...]

Disrupt, Sabotage, Shut-Down: #ClosetheCamps Resistance Timeline

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

Almost one year to the day that the Abolish ICE movement first kicked off across the United State; blockading ICE offices and in some cases, closing facilities. The movement has now sprung up [...]

#NeverAgainIsNow: 36 Arrested As Hundreds Of Jewish Protesters Block Road to Migrant Detention Center

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

Rejecting the notion that denouncing the Trump administration's immigrant detention centers as "concentration camps" does harm to the memory of the Holocaust, 200 Jewish people demonstrated at a [...]

House Democrats Give $4.6 Billion For Trump’s Concentration Camps

House Democrats voted overwhelmingly to provide the American immigration Gestapo with $4.6 billion to round up and jail thousands of immigrant children in concentration camps yesterday. The vote [...]

Nationwide ‘Close The Camps’ Demonstrations Announced To Protest Horrific Conditions At Trump Detention Centers

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

As appalling details of the conditions at immigrant detention centers in the U.S. continue to pour in—with one doctor recently comparing them to "torture facilities"—a coalition of rights groups [...]