Judge Orders Release of 17 Detainees at Guantánamo; More Than 300 Arrested in Latest ICE Raid

By The News Oct 08, 2008

Judge Orders 17 Detainees at Guantánamo Freed Without evidence that these men posed a security threat to the United States, a federal judge ordered that 17 Chinese Muslim men, who had been held at Guantanamo since 2002, be released. New York Times. Over 300 Immigrants Arrested in Raid on SC Chicken Plant On Tuesday, ICE agents raided a chicken plant near Greenville, SC, and arrested over 300 undocumented immigrants. Los Angeles Times. The Profit of Detention Despite this economic crisis, private prisons remains quite profitable in this hostile environment toward immigrants. The largest immigration detention facility in the mid-Atlantic region, a new 1,040-bed facility, a $21 million project is going up in Virginia. Washington Post.