immigration detention centers
Today, yes today, the United States of America maintains the largest system of immigrant detention camps of any nation on the planet. Not North Korea, not Yemen, not the People's Republic of China, but us. The People of the United States. Have we not learned our lesson?
As Congress continues to debate whether to deport undocumented immigrants back to "where they belong," let's pause to consider what such a statement means. If you're anything like me, it should leave you perplexed.
The South Texas Family Residential Center administered an adult dosage of the hepatitis A vaccine to nearly 250 immigrant
Gottschalk reminds us that racial disparities in the prison population remain breathtakingly high. Although she finds little evidence of overt bias and stereotyping in sentencing, she notes that "a little bias" -- in charges prosecutors decide to file and the plea bargains they accept -- can go a long way.
While President Obama's expanded deportation relief is a welcome move -- the truth is that without addressing immigration detention, immigrants will continue to suffer horrifying conditions in detention centers.
I left the detention center still in shock and thinking about this group of men. Although the US government had hurt them so much, they still identified strongly with the place where they grew up, the place where their families are, and the place where they saw their kids born.
The conditions documented by the ACLU of Georgia violate the constitutional and human rights of detained immigrants, many
Bloomberg View was reacting to the news last month that solitary is so widespread that it is imposed even on suspected immigration
In the past decade, immigration detention has soared to unprecedented levels. But as Congress debates immigration reform, the conversation has been nearly silent on the bloated immigration detention system.
Not only do our tax dollars fund detention facilities themselves but breaking up families has many other costs.
The center, a waystation jail for immigrants before they are deported, has long been operating under capacity, The Local
During our time in Tucson, we met with 27-year-old Hector, a former detainee who spoke in detail about his experience in an immigration detention center.
Bryan Holcomb, an ex-CCA quality assurance manager, spoke exclusively to Cuéntame's Immigrant For Sale producers to expose the negligent operations at Stewart Detention Center.
Rogue agents, nondescript buildings, unmarked windowless vehicles--these are just some of the hallmarks of a secretive regime
I have been railing against deportation practices in the US for decades and hope that the Court will avail itself of this opportunity to inject some order and compassion into the process.
An upcoming report from The Nation purports to expose 186 secret Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers
Some 440,000 immigrants and asylum-seekers are expected to be detained in the U.S. this year. We need to be realistic. We need immigration reform and that has to come from Congress.
Sens. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), and Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) on Thursday responded to a growing