New York: Protest At ICE Headquarters Over Forced Hysterectomies

By Graeme Massie, Independent. -

A security guard brandished her gun at demonstrators who forced their way into ICE headquarters in New York City to protest claims of ‘mass hysterectomies’ being performed on immigrant [...]

Nurse Alleges Forced Sterilizations, Medical Malpractice At Immigrant Detention Center

By Niles Niemuth, WSWS. -

A whistleblower complaint filed on behalf of a nurse who worked at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in southern Georgia until July alleges that a number of immigrant [...]

New FOIA Docs Expose Conditions In Private Immigration Prison

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

New documents shed light on what activists are calling “a dark pattern of abuse” at a privately-run, for-profit prison in Virginia used by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Obtained by [...]

ICE Guards ‘Systematically’ Sexually Assault Detainees

By Lomi Kriel, Pro Publica. -

Guards in an immigrant detention center in El Paso sexually assaulted and harassed inmates in a “pattern and practice” of abuse, according to a complaint filed by a Texas advocacy group urging [...]

Central Oregonians Stall ICE Bus With Impromptu Protest

By Emily Cureton, OPB.org. -

An attempt by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers to detain two men in Bend did not go as planned Wednesday afternoon, after hundreds of protesters stalled the action for more than 10 [...]

Deaths In Immigration Detention Are At A Record High

By Katy Murdza, Immigration Impact. -

Two men died in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody on August 5. One of the men died in a hospital after being diagnosed with COVID-19, while the other died in his cell of a [...]

GEO Group’s ICE Jail Lies To Immigration Lawyer

By Alex Binder, Unicorn Riot. -

Aurora, CO — On the morning of June 30, 2020, Pablo Mackleen Grijalva’s lawyer tried to contact him at the GEO Group’s ICE jail where he is detained, but to her shock, the officer on the phone [...]

COVID-19 Behind The Walls

By Miranda Crissman, Workers.org. -

At least 48,764 cases of COVID-19 have been reported among prisoners. The data suggest that even these numbers may be underreported. Texas leads in the number of cases with 7,757, followed by the [...]

‘Please Help Us’: Those On The Inside Are In Grave Danger

By Priyanka Bhatt and Azadeh Shahshahani, Colorlines. -

Nationally, over 14,000 incarcerated individuals and 606 detained immigrants have tested positive for COVID-19, with new cases doubling in prisons every week. In Georgia, 286 individuals [...]

Inmates At Privately-Run ICE Camp Go On Hunger Strike

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

Amidst a COVID-19 outbreak, around 100 detained migrants at a private, for-profit prison in Farmville, VA, have collectively gone on hunger strike, demanding their release on medical and humane [...]

“Everybody’s Scared”: Panic At Immigrant Detention Center After Positive Coronavirus Test

By Emily Kassie, Themarshallproject.org -

Panic has gripped an immigrant detention center in New Jersey where a staffer tested positive for COVID-19 last week, according to several detainees who complained in telephone interviews that [...]

Auto Honking Protest Against ICE, Supports Hunger Strike Inside

By Never Again Action, Threadreaderapp.com -

Almost 100 cars here on multiple blocks, surrounding the Hudson County Detention Center in New Jersey! The detention centers must be emptied before they turn into death camps. ICE won’t do it; [...]

Hundreds Of County Jails Detained Immigrants For ICE

By Emily Ryo and Ian Peacock, Theconversation.com -

On a typical day in 2017, for instance, Theo Lacy Facility in Orange, California, operated by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, held about 500 individuals for ICE and received US$118 per [...]

After 68 Days, Hunger Strikers In ICE Custody Are On The Brink Of Death

By Mike Ludwig, Truthout. -

New Orleans, Louisiana — With hunger strikes sweeping immigration jails across the country, two Indian asylum seekers protesting their incarceration at a remote Immigration and Customs [...]

More Than 25 Cities Light Up The Night Against Prisons & Migrant Detention Camps

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

On New Year’s Eve, in over 25 cities across so-called North America, anarchists, abolitionists, and autonomous anti-capitalists took part in noise demonstrations outside of ICE detention [...]