Read Judge Hatter's Oct. 15, 2020 Order here , especially pages 2-3: "The Court has been concerned for some time with the lack of candor exhibited by the Government and its counsel in this case. Counsel for Petitioners-Plaintiffs have, also,...
ACLU Southern California, Oct. 13, 2020
"The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved settlement of a class action lawsuit brought by immigrants who were unlawfully detained by the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department — sometimes...
Here's the headline: "ICE is Using Torture Against Cameroonian Immigrants to Coerce Deportation, According to New Complaint Filed by Immigrant Rights Groups"
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Shaun Courtney, Bloomberg Government, Oct. 6, 2020
"Undocumented immigrants anywhere in the U.S. can be deported as quickly as a day, once Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials complete mandatory training online, the agency says. “This...
UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Committee on Homeland Security MAJORITY STAFF REPORT September 21, 2020
"OVERSIGHT FAILURES: DHS Oversight of ICE Detention Facilities Fails to Effectively Identify and Correct Deficient Conditions
CAIR, Sept. 20, 2020
"The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) and the New Haven Legal Assistance Immigrant Rights Clinic today announced the filing a lawsuit in the Eastern District of New York against the United...
Joe Penney, NYRDaily, Sept. 8, 2020
"Over the last couple of years, Louisiana has become a national hub of immigrant detention , with eleven facilities that hold more than 15 percent of the total population in ICE custody. Normally, an average...
Andrea Castillo, Los Angeles Times, Aug. 6, 2020
"Last month, as the coronavirus spread through federal immigration detention centers around the country, officials at the Mesa Verde facility in Bakersfield rejected a suggestion to test all detainees...
By EMILY KASSIE and BARBARA MARCOLINI, The Marshall Project, July 10, 2020
"An investigation reveals how Immigration and Customs Enforcement became a domestic and global spreader of COVID-19."
Elizabeth Redden, Inside Higher Ed, July 9, 2020
" Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology sued in federal court Wednesday to try to block a new Trump administration policy that would prohibit international students in...
Miriam Jordan, Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Dan Levin, NYT, July 8, 2020
"A directive by the Trump administration that would strip international college students of their U.S. visas if their coursework was entirely online prompted widespread confusion...
Ted Mitchell, ACE, July 6, 2020
"On its face, the guidance released today by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is horrifying. While we would welcome more clarity about international students studying in the United States, this guidance...
Muzaffar Chishti and Jessica Bolter, MPI, June 25, 2020
"...[T]he muscular nature and shielding from accountability that Americans have come to accept as problematic—and increasingly unacceptable—with respect to local law enforcement...
Vanessa Romo, NPR, June 26, 2020
"Citing the unrelenting spread of the coronavirus, a federal judge has ordered that all children currently held in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody for more than 20 days must be released by July...
Daniel Gonzalez, Arizona Republic, June 16, 2020
"Merlys Rodriguez Hernandez, a Cuban doctor seeking asylum at the U.S. currently being detained at the Eloy Center, complained for weeks that she was terrified of being infected by the coronavirus...