MALDEF, June 11, 2021
"A transgender immigrant held in solitary confinement for approximately seven months at a Georgia immigration detention center that is under investigation for abuse is suing the federal government.
MALDEF (Mexican American...
NWIRP, June 11, 2021
"Today, Carlos Rios, a citizen of the United States since 2000, filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) seeking compensation for...
ACLU-NM, May 13, 2021
" The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico and the New Mexico Immigrant Law Center (NMILC) today filed a lawsuit on behalf of nine asylum-seekers formerly detained at the Torrance County Detention Facility as...
CLINIC, May 13, 2021
"This guide provides strategies for practitioners seeking a client’s release from immigration detention. It focuses on the nuts and bolts of preparing for and representing a client during immigration court bond hearings...
Rachel La Corte, Associated Press, Apr. 14, 2021
"One of the country’s largest for-profit, privately run immigration jails would be shut down by 2025 under a bill signed Wednesday by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. The measure approved by the...
State v. Molchor, Rios, Lopez-Carrerra
"Here, the question before the Court affects a relatively small number of cases. All of them involve individuals who would not otherwise be detained as high-risk defendants. In other words, the cases involve...
UT Law Immigration Clinic, Grassroots Leadership, Mar. 30, 2021
"The story of the T. Don Hutto (“Hutto”) immigration detention center is a story of women deprived of their liberty and dignity in the pursuit of profits for the private...
Amy Lieu, American Independent, Mar. 15, 2021
"A federal judge ruled on Friday that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the National Archives and Records Administration must preserve sexual assault and death files on detained immigrants...
CA9, Feb. 18, 2021, Zepeda Rivas v. Jennings
"Plaintiffs, civil immigration detainees housed at Mesa Verde Detention Facility and Yuba County Jail (collectively, the Facilities), filed a class petition for writ of habeas corpus, and a class complaint...
Caitlin Patler, PhD, Jackie Gonzalez, JD, Hamid Yazdan Panah, JD, Immigration Initiative at Harvard, Feb. 2021
"The COVID-19 pandemic exposes a federal immigration detention system of imprisonment without trial that has long failed to properly...
Physicians for Human Rights, Jan. 12, 2021 - Praying for Hand Soap and Masks
"The harsh and punitive conditions reported in this study show that ICE practices did not comply with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance or with ICE’s...
Detention Watch Network, Dec. 2020
"Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) failed pandemic response substantially increased the number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S., according to Hotbeds of Infection: How ICE Detention Contributed to...
Sarah Tory, High Country News, Dec. 1, 2020
"When a private prison company came to Evanston, Wyoming, local officials believed an economic revival was at hand. Instead, it unleashed a bitter debate."
NWIRP, Nov. 17, 2020
EMAILS SHOW CBP DETAINED HUNDREDS OF IRANIANS FOR HOURS PURSUANT TO UNLAWFUL DIRECTIVE
Matt Adams, NWIRP Legal Director – (206) 957-8611, firstname.lastname@example.org
Imraan Siddiqi, CAIR-WA Executive Director –...
Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press, Nov. 11, 2020
"The Trump administration is trying to deport several women who allege they were mistreated by a Georgia gynecologist at an immigration detention center, according to their lawyers. U.S. Immigration...