"This report details findings from an assessment of the Etowah County
Detention Center in Alabama, which houses both criminal inmates and
immigrant detainees. The Women's Refugee Commission found that,
disturbingly, the conditions of confinement...
SPLC, Nov. 21, 2016 - "As President-elect Donald Trump prepares to deport up to 3 million people, an investigation of immigrant detention centers in the South has found that detainees are routinely denied their due process rights and frequently endure...
"The immigrants being held in Essex County and facing deportation tell
of being locked down in rooms while being denied medical help, of not
getting "a mere" 1,000 to 1,500 calories a day in nutrition, of trying
to sleep fully clothed...
issued today by Human Rights First reveals that despite a 2009
commitment made two years ago today to overhaul the immigration
detention system, the United States continues to hold the overwhelming
majority of its nearly 400,000...
"What GAO Found
Within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) uses two different methods to collect and assess data on detention costs; however, these methods do not provide ICE with complete...
NIJC, Feb. 25, 2016 - "A report, Fatal Neglect: How ICE Inspections Ignore Deaths in Detention , released today by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Detention Watch Network (DWN) and the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC), examines...
"A new report calls for changes in the nation’s growing immigration detention system, where Texas provides more than a quarter of beds for those charged with violating civil immigration laws. Detention Watch Network , a coalition of advocacy...
Links to the report , the press release , and an Associated Press article .
"The report, Not Too Late for Reform ,
authored by Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center
(NIJC) and the Midwest Coalition for Human Rights ...
Human Rights Watch, May 15, 2017 - "New data analysis reveals that more than 10,000 parents of US citizen children are most likely detained every year in California by immigration authorities, Human Rights Watch said today. In light of new Trump...
"Immigrants in detention facilities around the United States are often subjected to punitive and long-term solitary confinement and denied meaningful avenues of appeal, according to an investigation by PHR and Heartland Alliance’s National...
" As the nation celebrates its independence, a new report serves as a chilling reminder of the unnecessary restrictions placed on the liberty of thousands of immigrants each day. Freed but not Free: A Report Examining the Current Use of Alternatives...
"More than 1,000 pages of internal reports from ICE's Office of Detention Oversight,
obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request, paint an often
bleak picture of the inside of the nation's immigration detention
"On June 21, 2012 the newly appointed Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants Francoise Crépeau will present his first report to the Human Rights Council. The report focuses on the detention of migrants and alternatives to detention...
"A new report finds that despite reforms to the family detention system, parents held at a Pennsylvania facility are still struggling to be released and are worried that their children's mental health and well-being could be in jeopardy.
"A series of reports released on Thursday call for the closure of 10 jails and prisons holding immigrants across the country, charging substandard medical care, lack of due process and geographic remoteness of facilities, which make it hard for detainees...