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DHS OIG Finds 'Egregious Violations' of Immigration Detention Standards
Posted on 6 Jun 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS OIG, June 3, 2019 "Overall, our inspections of four detention facilities revealed violations of ICE’s 2011 Performance-Based National Detention Standards, which set requirements for facilities housing detainees. This report summarizes... Read More

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Government Watchdog Report Says Texas Border Facility Was So Overcrowded That Detainees Stood on Toilets to 'Gain Breathing Space'
Posted on 2 Jun 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Abby Vesoulis, Time Magazine, May 31, 2019 "The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) found an El Paso Border Patrol processing center was so overcrowded that detainees were wearing “soiled clothing for... Read More

Strong Support for Haiti TPS Renewal
Posted on 22 May 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

May 22, 2017 - This site collects all news items, letters from members of Congress and state and local politicians and advocacy groups recommending that DHS Sec. Kelly renew Temporary Protected Status for eligible Haitians in the U.S. Here's a... Read More

DHS OIG: SComm 'continues to face opposition, criticism, and resistance'
Posted on 6 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"We did not find evidence that ICE intentionally misled the public or States and local jurisdictions during implementation of Secure Communities. However, ICE did not clearly communicate to stakeholders the intent of Secure Communities and their... Read More

Why I Turned Myself In to DHS - Jose Antonio Vargas
Posted on 9 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"I could easily have been deported this summer. But I'm just one of 11 million." - Jose Antonio Vargas, Sept. 8, 2014 . Read More