Class action lawsuit by pretrial immigrant detainees may force GEO Group and other private prison companies to move away from slave labor.
Teachers and students were there to protest Obama’s record on deportations, and demand Clinton and Obama release refugee youth.
Immigration officials often do not provide any information about what is happening to them, or mislead them about the fact that they are being sent back.
“Life in the detention center is very hopeless. You re in one room, your dorm, 24/7. You eat there, sleep there, there’s no access to going outside.”
ICE continues to deny there is an inmate demonstration taking place at T. Don Hutto as hunger striker claim retaliation against them is intensifying.
Guards at the Hutto Detention Center in Texas, are retaliating against immigrant detainees engaged in a hunger strike to protest their living conditions.
A federal appeals court affirmed and expanded a prior ruling to grant immigrant detainees in the Ninth Circuit access to bond hearings every six months.
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.
Three years ago, Juan Jose Antonio Deras, 35, an undocumented immigrant man who arrived in the United States as an 11 year old, walked into the Denver Contract Detention Facility in Aurora, Colorado. But on July 24, 2015, he left in a wheelchair. He was all but broken, but his indomitable spirit kept him alive, along with support from an unexpected source: a volunteer volleyball league out to help more than just him.