Isabela Dias, Mother Jones, Oct. 1, 2021
" Sara Mendez-Morales had lost almost all hope. It was a cold stretch in early February, and she had spent nearly six months in the custody of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Butler County...
Human Rights First, Sept. 23, 2021
"Records received by Human Rights First from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request show that the agency systematically and arbitrarily failed to release...
NWIRP, Sept. 21, 2021
"U.S. Government Agrees to $125,000 Settlement for U.S. Citizen’s 7-Day Detention at the Northwest Detention Center
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, September 21, 2021
Media contact: Matt Adams, NWIRP (206) 501-6249; matt...
Erica Bryant, VERA, Sept. 2021
"[A]ttorneys report this pattern: people who have been declared mentally incompetent due to cognitive disabilities or mental illnesses are ejected from immigration detention facilities without any notice to their...
TRAC, Sept. 2, 2021
"Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is monitoring record numbers of immigrants through its "Alternatives to Detention" programs that rely on GPS monitors, smartphone technology, and telephonic reporting to monitor...
TRAC, Aug. 5, 2021
" In an unusual move, U.S. District Court Judge Amit P. Mehta, a federal judge for the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., rebuked Immigration and Customs Enforcement for “thumbing its nose” at the court in a...
DISORDERLY AND INHUMANE: Biden Administration Continues to Expel Asylum Seekers to Danger While U.S. Border Communities Stand Ready to Welcome
Hope Border Institute & Human Rights First | 2021
"This report highlights the devastating impact...
Kimberly Cataudella, Alexia Fernández Campbell, Center for Public Integrity, July 13, 2021
"Sixteen states, plus Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., allow undocumented immigrants to receive driver’s licenses or similar IDs known as driving...
ACLU, PHR, June 23, 2021
" Behind Closed Doors: Abuse & Retaliation Against Hunger Strikers in U.S. Immigration Detention , a new research report from ACLU and PHR (Physicians for Human Rights), provides an in-depth, nationwide examination...
José Olivares, John Washington, The Intercept, June 17 2021
"U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement monitored immigrant advocacy organizations engaged in First Amendment-protected activity around a highly contentious immigration detention...
NWIRP, June 11, 2021
"Today, Carlos Rios, a citizen of the United States since 2000, filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) seeking compensation for...
ICE, May 2021 - FAQs: Sensitive Locations and Courthouse Arrests
Merlys Rodriguez-Hernandez, M.D., Tara C. Pilato, B.A., Kayleigh A. Yerdon, B.S., Ian M. Kysel, J.D., L.L.M., Faten Taki, Ph.D., Stephen Yale-Loehr, J.D., Gunisha Kaur, M.D., illustrated by Alison E. Burke, M.A., and Natalie Koscal, M.A., May 8, 2021...
UT Law Immigration Clinic, Grassroots Leadership, Mar. 30, 2021
"The story of the T. Don Hutto (“Hutto”) immigration detention center is a story of women deprived of their liberty and dignity in the pursuit of profits for the private...
Amy Lieu, American Independent, Mar. 15, 2021
"A federal judge ruled on Friday that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the National Archives and Records Administration must preserve sexual assault and death files on detained immigrants...