NWIRP, Sept. 21, 2021
"U.S. Government Agrees to $125,000 Settlement for U.S. Citizen’s 7-Day Detention at the Northwest Detention Center
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, September 21, 2021
Media contact: Matt Adams, NWIRP (206) 501-6249; matt...
Erica Bryant, VERA, Sept. 2021
"[A]ttorneys report this pattern: people who have been declared mentally incompetent due to cognitive disabilities or mental illnesses are ejected from immigration detention facilities without any notice to their...
TRAC, Sept. 2, 2021
"Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is monitoring record numbers of immigrants through its "Alternatives to Detention" programs that rely on GPS monitors, smartphone technology, and telephonic reporting to monitor...
Amy L. Howe, Aug. 23, 2021
"The Supreme Court added two new immigration cases to its docket for the 2021-22 term on Monday morning, granting a pair of petitions filed by the federal government. The relatively rare mid-summer additions came as part...
Hernandez-Lara v. Lyons
"[W]e hold that, in order to continue detaining Hernandez under section 1226(a), due process requires the government to either (1) prove by clear and convincing evidence that she poses a danger to the community or (2) prove...
DHS, Aug. 17, 2021
"The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced a new Alternatives to Detention (ATD) Case Management Pilot Program (CMPP), which will provide voluntary case management and other services to ensure that noncitizens...
Tanvi Misra, Ariel Aberg-Riger, Bloomberg CityLab, July 20, 2021
"The U.S. incarcerates more noncitizens than anywhere else in the world. On any given day in the U.S., thousands of people — adults and children — are in government custody...
Cardozo Law Immigration Justice Clinic, Freedom for Immigrants, Immigrant Defense Project, July 2021
" Cardozo’s Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic , together with Freedom for Immigrants, and Immigrant Defense Project have co...
ICE Directive 11032.4, July 1, 2021
"Superseded: ICE Directive I I 032.3 Identification and Monitoring of Pregnant Detainees (December 17, 2017) ICE Policy I 0070. I: Discretion for Nursing Mothers (November 7, 2007)
This Directive sets forth...
Johnson v. Guzman Chavez
Majority (Alito) - "Federal immigration law contains various provisions authorizing the Government to detain aliens during the removal process. This case concerns two of them: 8 U. S. C. §1226 and 8 U. S. C. §1231...
ACLU, PHR, June 23, 2021
" Behind Closed Doors: Abuse & Retaliation Against Hunger Strikers in U.S. Immigration Detention , a new research report from ACLU and PHR (Physicians for Human Rights), provides an in-depth, nationwide examination...
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...