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Immigration Detention Quotas Have Kept Families Apart for 55 Million Nights

Immigration Detention Quotas Have Kept Families Apart for 55 Million Nights

by Julianne Hing on July 16 2014, 5:16PM

Congressional mandates mean the U.S. is required to lock up 34,000 immigrant detainees a day.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Georgia Immigrant Detainees 'Riot' Over Maggot-Filled Food

Georgia Immigrant Detainees ‘Riot’ Over Maggot-Filled Food

by Julianne Hing on June 20 2014, 12:19PM

Detainees at multiple detention centers around the country have strikingly similar complaints.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Immigrant Detainees Work for a Dollar a Day

Immigrant Detainees Work for a Dollar a Day

by Aura Bogado on May 27 2014, 12:41PM

Hard work, low pay and threats of solitary confinement

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Asylum Seekers Demand Release from El Paso Detention

Asylum Seekers Demand Release from El Paso Detention

by Aura Bogado on May 8 2014, 7:00AM

Even after establishing credible fear, detainees remain in custody.

Topics: Immigration

Attacks, Arrests and Deportation for Immigrant Hunger Strikers

Attacks, Arrests and Deportation for Immigrant Hunger Strikers

by Aura Bogado on February 26 2014, 4:38PM

Jaime Valdez was deported in the middle of the night, as he entered his ninth day of a hunger strike.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Immigrant Detainee Mom Hospitalized While on Hunger Strike

Immigrant Detainee Mom Hospitalized While on Hunger Strike

by Aura Bogado on February 25 2014, 4:56PM

Anselma López was taken to the ER Monday evening.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Adelanto Immigrant Detention Facility Under the Microscope

Adelanto Immigrant Detention Facility Under the Microscope

by Von Diaz on November 25 2013, 4:05PM

Three young women locked themselves to the facility gates today on behalf of three individuals currently detained there.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Dispatch From Eloy: Detained, and Waiting for Reform

Dispatch From Eloy: Detained, and Waiting for Reform

by Aura Bogado on October 3 2013, 7:00AM

Inside Eloy Detention Center in Arizona, the newly prolonged wait for immigration reform is drearily familiar.

Topics: Deportation, Dispatches, Immigration, Immigration Reform

Gay HIV-Positive DREAMer Deported Despite Community Pleas to ICE

by Julianne Hing on November 2 2012, 5:43PM

If immigration officials followed their own guidelines, Wasington Coelho Ribero should never have been deported, advocates say.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

HIV-Positive DREAMer in Urgent Need of Medical Care Stuck in ICE Custody

by Jorge Rivas on October 26 2012, 3:28PM

A DREAMactivist.org petition is urging ICE to immediately release and end deportation proceedings for a 27-year-old HIV-positive DREAMer that was held in a Florida detention center without medical care.

Topics: Health, Immigration, /NOW

DREAMers Send Themselves to Detention, And Find So Many More DREAMers Behind Bars

DREAMers Send Themselves to Detention, And Find So Many More DREAMers Behind Bars

by Julianne Hing on August 1 2012, 6:05PM

The Obama administration refuses to follow its own deportation policies, and activists are calling the president out on it.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

California Senate Moves To Protect Immigrant Families in Deportation

California Senate Moves To Protect Immigrant Families in Deportation

by on March 28 2012, 9:47AM

Nearly a quarter of the U.S. citizen children that Colorlines.com found stuck in foster care as parents moved through detention and deportation are in California. The state Senate is moving forward with a bill that would keep their families together.

Topics: Immigration, Felipe Montes

Child Sex Abuse Reported at Shelter for Undocumented Youth

Child Sex Abuse Reported at Shelter for Undocumented Youth

by Jorge Rivas on March 8 2012, 9:52AM

A former case manager at a shelter for undocumented youth caught crossing the border by themselves is being accused of sexually abusing six teenagers while he was supervising calls they made to relatives in Central America.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

ICE to Open Immigration Detention Facility Touted as Model for Reform

ICE to Open Immigration Detention Facility Touted as Model for Reform

by Jorge Rivas on February 14 2012, 2:00PM

The facility will hold detainees in “more normalized conditions” with such luxuries as privacy in toilets and showers and expanded access to outdoor recreation.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Dispatch From Detention: A Rare Look Inside Our 'Humane' Immigration Jails

Dispatch From Detention: A Rare Look Inside Our ‘Humane’ Immigration Jails

by on January 4 2012, 9:19AM

Deporting 400,000 people a year means big business for the rural towns and private prison contractors that warehouse many detained immigrants.

Topics: Deportation, Dispatches, Immigration

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