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Immigration Law

"We Are Like Slaves, And The Master is ICE"

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 stay for an asylum-seeker held at Pine Prairie would be forty-five days, but the detentions of many of the African immigrants seeking refugee status now range from eleven months to two years."