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...
Donald Kerwin, Center for Migration Studies of New York, Aug. 2020
"This report reviews US detention developments from March 1 to August 1, 2020, a period when COVID-19 established itself and spread through the sprawling US detention system and...
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...
Kate Evans & Robert Koulish, 24 Lewis & Clark Law Review (forthcoming 2020)
"The U.S. Department of Homeland Security arrests as many as 500,000 migrants per year and detains more than 350,000 of them through Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
Robert Koulish & Kate Evans, May 22, 2020
"This Report demonstrates that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) violates legal requirements to provide immigrants with an individualized custody determination. Trump’s enforcement...
Donald Kerwin, May 2, 2020
"In late March, I argued in an earlier version of this paper that the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) should immediately embark on an aggressive program of release, supervised release and alternative-to-detention...
Caitlin Patler, PhD, University of California, Davis; Altaf Saadi, MD MSc, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School; Hamid Yazdan Panah, JD, Immigrant Defense Advocates, April 2020
"Conditions of confinement in immigrant detention...
Hafsa S. Mansoor (J.D. ’20) & Katherine Comly (J.D. ’20), Under Supervision of Professor Lori A. Nessel, Seton Hall University School of Law | Immigrants’ Rights/International Human Rights Clinic, Apr. 20, 2020
Jon Parton, CNS, Apr. 23, 2020
"A federal judge in Los Angeles ordered U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Thursday to reduce the amount of detainees held in its Adelanto processing facility in order to reduce exposure to the coronavirus....
AILA, American Immigration Council, RMIAN, Apr. 13, 2020
"As your administration works to address the crisis created by the coronavirus in Colorado, we write to urge you to take any and all steps possible to compel an orderly but significant reduction...
Prof. César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, TEDxMileHigh, Feb. 10, 2020
"Every year, with the support of Republicans & Democrats alike, half a million people are locked up in prisons & detention centers while the...
The Trump Administration’s New Expanded Travel Ban: What You Need To Know
Updated January 31, 2020 (current as of: 4:45pm EDT)
By the Penn State Law Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic, the AILA New England Chapter, and the American-Arab...
Jan. 28, 2020, Denver, Colorado
Today marks the Denver book launch for Migrating to Prison: America's Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants , by Prof. César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández .
"For most of America’s...
University of California Press
"Baby Jails: The Fight to End the Incarceration of Refugee Children in America, by Philip G. Schrag
About the Book
“I worked in a trailer that ICE had set aside for conversations between the women and the...
Maryam Saleh, The Intercept, Jan. 6, 2020
"For the first time in at least two decades, lawyers for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement are required to justify the detainment of noncitizens who are awaiting court proceedings in New England...