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Woman alleges abuse in Arizona immigration lockup, sues ICE

"A transgendered woman who says she was sexually assaulted twice at an immigration detention center in Eloy is suing the private company that operates the center as well as Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials and the city of Eloy. The American Civil Liberties Union filed suit Monday...

Apparent Suicide at Arizona Immigration Jail

"A Guatemalan woman in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) passed away Sunday at the Eloy Detention Center , of an apparent suicide. Elsa Guadalupe-Gonzales, 24, was found unresponsive in her cell Sunday evening by another detainee, who found her hanging. Detention facility...

'Dream 9' Tactics Take Debate Beyond Halls of Congress

"From inside the tiny rectangular windows at the Eloy Detention Center, the Dreamers arrested in last week’s protest could see the long white banner outside that spelled their names in red letters: “Maria, Claudia and Adriana.” Dozens of people have been demonstrating outside...

Cancellation Victory at Eloy, Arizona

"As was found by the BIA in Monreal, so this Court also finds in this case, that there is no question that respondent has a close-knit bond with his wife and children. His children love him greatly and are experiencing emotional hardship due to his absence from the home. It is also clear that his...

ICE, CCA Funnel Immigration Detention Dollars from Texas to Arizona

"When the immigration detention center in Dilley fills up next year, the city of Eloy, Arizona, population 16,600, stands to make $436,000. Eloy will benefit because U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement tapped the town as a pass-through to funnel $290 million to a private jail company to operate...

Foursome in Sweetheart Deal: ICE, CCA, Eloy, Dilley

"The largest immigrant detention facility in the country is under construction in the brush country of South Texas, about 85 miles from Mexico. What's unusual is how the government bypassed the normal bidding process, using a small town in Arizona, 931 miles away, as the contractor." -...

Detained and Deported: Stories of Immigrant Families Under Fire - Margaret Regan

"An intimate look at the people ensnared by the US detention and deportation system, the largest in the world On a bright Phoenix morning, Elena Santiago opened her door to find her house surrounded by a platoon of federal immigration agents. Her children screamed as the officers handcuffed her...

Mysterious Deaths Sparks Hunger Strike at Arizona Immigration Jail (Eloy)

"A group of 200 immigrant detainees launched a hunger strike at Eloy Detention Center outside Phoenix Saturday morning to protest a detainee's death last month and call attention to conditions at the facility, said immigrant rights activists and detainees' families. Last month's death...

Music Stars Perform Outside Arizona Immigration Jail - Juanes, John Legend

NBC News, Jan. 20, 2016 - "Colombian rock star Juanes and musician John Legend performed outside of the Eloy Detention Center in Arizona Wednesday. The GRAMMY-winning musicians drew a connection between mass deportations and the disproportionate incarceration of people of color in the U.S."

Eloy Immigration Court Temporary Closure

EOIR, June 23, 2016 - "On May 31, 2016, the Eloy Immigration Court temporarily suspended hearings following confirmation by the Arizona Department of Health Services of a measles outbreak in certain areas within the Eloy Detention Center, and based upon the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration...