An incarcerated immigrant woman alleges guards sexually harassed and assaulted her and other women at a private immigrant detention center in Taylor, Texas, and retaliated against those who spoke out. Twenty-three year old Laura Monterrosa is currently detained at the T. Don Hutto Residential Center, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
The Supreme Court ruled against GEO Group and CCA, which sought to block the release of records related to their government contracts.
A judge has granted a temporary restraining order barring Texas from implementing a rule that would allow the agency to license family detention centers.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission quietly lowered standards for licensing childcare facilities, allowing family detention centers to stay open.
Guards at the Hutto Detention Center in Texas, are retaliating against immigrant detainees engaged in a hunger strike to protest their living conditions.
Studies show families fleeing extreme violence in Central America are treated as criminals, not survivors, when detained in facilities without oversight.
Texas is considering granting childcare licenses to immigrant family detention centers in order to bring them into compliance with a federal court order.
A federal judge rejected “fear-mongering” over “illegal immigration” by President Barack Obama’s administration and ordered the government to implement changes to ensure detained mothers and children are released within the next two months.
On Thursday, President Barack Obama’s administration requested that a federal court reverse a July 24 order which prohibited the detention of mothers and children who fled violence in countries in Central America. This represents a slimy attempt to push Judge Dolly M. Gee into scuttling an order, which sought to hold the Obama administration accountable for corruption and misconduct that has been ongoing as a result of immigration policies. But the administration does not stop there.
By KateCA A word from Mother Nature. Where do we go from here? -Wow: Map of the world showing depletion of underground aquifers, including those in greatest distress. –Pope Francis really stirring things up with an encyclical arguing “that humanity’s exploitation of the planet’s resources has crossed the Earth’s natural