Will Investing In Community Groups Keep Immigrants Out Of Detention?

By Angelika Albaladejo, Capital and Main. -

“It’s solidarity, not charity,” said Grace Kindeke, who helps people recently released from immigration detention with housing, food, legal and health services in her community of Concord, New [...]

US Halts Deportations Of Women Who Allege Medical Abuse In ICE Detention

By Julia Conley, Commondreams. -

Women who have spoken out about alleged abuse by a gynecologist while in U.S. custody won a reprieve Tuesday when the U.S. Department of Justice agreed to halt their deportations until President [...]

US Deports Migrant Women Who Alleged Abuse By Georgia Doctor

By Nomaan Merchant, AP News. -

The Trump administration is trying to deport several women who allege they were mistreated by a Georgia gynecologist at an immigration detention center, according to their lawyers. U.S. [...]

Migrant Parents Separated From Their Kids Still Can’t Be Found

By Dominique Mosbergen, Huff Post. -

Lawyers tasked with identifying and reuniting families separated in 2017 and 2018 under the Trump administration’s so-called “zero tolerance” border policy say they still haven’t been able to [...]

Why The US Still Needs To Abolish ICE

By Silky Shah, NBC News. -

In 2018, one of the biggest demands of immigrant rights activists was “Abolish ICE.” The rallying cry intensified in part due to the Trump administration’s border policy, which separated parents [...]

Selling Ourselves For Safety: A Look At The Migration Industrial Complex

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The climate crisis, wars, violent states and economic crashes are driving migration around the world and in this capitalist global environment, it is no surprise that a profiteering industrial [...]

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 [...]