Immigration Law

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New FOIA Release - Butler County ICE Detainees Paid in Coffee Packets, ICE Punishes Hunger Strikers in Tacoma
Posted on 27 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Jacqueline Stevens, Mar. 25, 2019 "Attorneys have been suing private prisons for their exploitation of people in custody under immigration laws, a phenomenon that has been receiving increasing coverage by the mainstream media . But county... Read More

Federal Court Rules Immigrant Detainees Must Be Given Bond Hearings (Khoury v. Asher)
Posted on 12 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A federal court ruled late yesterday that a class of immigrants detained at the Tacoma-based Northwest Detention Center must be given bond hearings. The court’s decision comes at the same time that hundreds of immigrant detainees are participating... Read More

Tacoma's Immigration Jail Contract Open for Re-Bid in July 2014
Posted on 4 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is looking for someone to provide secure accommodations for thousands of immigrants slated for deportation from the Northwest each year. So how do you get involved in the exciting world of private prisons... Read More

Tags: detention , geo , Tacoma

Center of Detention: Tacoma's 'CoCo'
Posted on 11 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This extraordinary in-depth investigation reveals the hard truths about the Northwest Detention Center, now owned and operated by the GEO Group, and about one immigrant caught in the labyrinth of our broken immigration system. Top-notch reporting by Lewis... Read More