Noah Lanard, Mother Jones, July 9, 2019
"When members of Congress reached a bipartisan deal to end the government shutdown in February, they gave Immigration and Customs Enforcement a simple instruction: Stop detaining so many people. Instead,...
Jeremy Raff, The Atlantic, July 3, 2019
"Dolly Lucio Sevier evaluated dozens of sick children at a facility in South Texas. She found evidence of infection, malnutrition, and psychological trauma."
DHS Inspector General, July 2, 2019
"... During our visits to five Border Patrol facilities in the Rio Grande Valley, we observed serious overcrowding of UACs and families, populations defined as “at-risk” in TEDS standards (see figures...
Miriam Jordan, New York Times, June 29, 2019
"A federal judge has ordered a mediator to move swiftly to improve health and sanitation at Border Patrol facilities in Texas, where observers reported migrant children were subject to filthy conditions...
Dave Simpson, Law360, June 28, 2019
"A California federal judge Friday gave the Trump administration two weeks to get living conditions for children being detained at border facilities up to snuff, following reports that kids there are malnourished...
TRAC, June 25, 2019
"Much in the news has been the increasing number of immigrants being held in custody. This report profiles those individuals Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has detained. Based on case-by-case records recently obtained...
Office of the Governor, June 21, 2019
"Making good on his promise to make Illinois a welcoming state for all, Governor JB Pritzker signed three pieces of legislation Friday to protect Illinois' immigrant community amid growing attacks from...
Cedar Attanasio, Garance Burke and Martha Mendoza, Associated Press, June 21, 2019
"A 2-year-old boy locked in detention wants to be held all the time. A few girls, ages 10 to 15, say they’ve been doing their best to feed and soothe the clingy...
DHS OIG, June 3, 2019
"Overall, our inspections of four detention facilities revealed violations of ICE’s 2011 Performance-Based National Detention Standards, which set requirements for facilities housing detainees. This report summarizes...
Abby Vesoulis, Time Magazine, May 31, 2019
"The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) found an El Paso Border Patrol processing center was so overcrowded that detainees were wearing “soiled clothing for...
ABA, May 31, 2019
"The American Bar Association is deeply disturbed by reports that hundreds of unaccompanied children seeking refuge in the United States are being held by the U.S. Border Patrol in violation of the law and federal policies.
David Secor, Heidi Altman and Tara Tidwell Cullen of the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC), April 2019
"As the Trump administration seeks to indefinitely detain asylum seekers and continues its rapid expansion of its immigration prison system...
MSNBC, Mar. 17, 2019
"Threatened with arrest and asked about their political beliefs, journalists, activists, and lawyers on a federal list are detained and questioned at the border based on their work with asylum seekers."
AIC, AILA, CLINIC Legal, Feb. 28, 2019
"We write to bring your attention to an alarming increase in the number of infants being held in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody. As of today, there are at least nine infants under one year...
Earthjustice, Feb. 12, 2019
"Earthjustice released a report that highlights how a migrant detention center for unaccompanied children is slated to be placed on top of a former landfill and could have damaging effects on children’s health...