Immigration and detention officials canceled visits at the Etowah County Detention Center following a protest calling for the facility’s closure and the abolition of immigration detention. Freedom For Immigrants (FFI), a nonprofit immigrant rights group, has organized visitation projects with over 4,500 volunteers from local groups like the Etowah Visitation
With Record Number Of Immigrants In ICE Detention, Class Action Lawsuit Outlines ‘Atrocious Conditions’
A class action lawsuit filed on behalf of 55,000 immigrants alleges ICE is responsible for “atrocious conditions” that amount to torture.
ICE Shackles Terminally Ill Patients, Uses Therapy Sessions Against Children During Immigration Hearings
When a man in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, who had metastatic cancer, was brought to a hospital in Houston, a doctor was not able to conduct a proper examination. ICE would not let the doctor remove restraints that ran across his body, and he died after a
In a victory for undocumented immigrants who engage in activism, a federal appeals court found activist Ravi Ragbir had a valid claim against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), which attempted to deport him in retaliation for his political speech.
Immigration Officials Attempt To Deport Detained Sexual Abuse Victim After Agreeing To Provide Treatment
Immigration officials tried to deport a sexual abuse victim at an immigrant detention center after agreeing to a court settlement to provide mental health services.
After a mandatory check-in, ICE in Arizona detained Alejandra Pablos, a field coordinator for the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health.
An incarcerated immigrant woman, who alleged sexual harassment and assault by a corrections officer, said she was thrown in solitary confinement for 60 hours and was told she would not be released until she publicly recanted her accusations. Laura Monterrosa is a 23 year old immigrant from El Salvador detained
Immigrant rights groups file a first amendment lawsuit against ICE over targeting immigrant rights activists with repression.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) appears to be escalating its targeting of immigrant rights activists for deportation.
Immigrant Woman Attempts Suicide At Detention Center After Facing Punishment For Avoiding Guard Who Sexually Abused Her
A twenty-three year-old immigrant woman from El Salvador attempted suicide at a private immigration detention center in Texas after learning she may face punishment for avoiding a guard who sexually abused her and still works at the facility. Laura Monterrosa ingested “51 pain pills that were left in her possession by