CNN’s Jake Tapper asked Democratic Senator Diane Feinstein about a bill she introduced, which would prohibit the federal government from separating immigrant children from their families during arrests at ports of entry or within 100 miles of the border of the United States. As he asked his question, Tapper brought
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) appears to be escalating its targeting of immigrant rights activists for deportation.
The inspector general for the Homeland Security Department conducted unannounced inspections of six immigrant detention facilities overseen by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). It uncovered glaring examples of detainee abuse and mistreatment at four of the facilities. Inspections were conducted in response to complaints from immigrant rights groups, as well
More women accused guards of sexual abuse at a for-profit immigrant detention center in Taylor, Texas. “Ana” and “Esmeralda” said they were sexually harassed by a guard for months in the recreation area at T. Don Hutto Residential Center. They spoke out anonymously to avoid retaliation by immigration and detention officials just
To the sound of chilling screams, dozens of Chaldeans and other Iraqis were detained by immigration agents on June 11 in Michigan.
The fallout from last week’s “Day Without Immigrants,” which saw restaurant and daycare employees strike across the United States, started immediately, with at least 100 people fired from their jobs. High school students faced the prospect of similar repercussions, but nonetheless, they recognized the power of protest and participated in
When will the U.S. accept that deportation, detention and messaging campaigns mean little to people immersed in danger and suffering at home?
Guards at the Hutto Detention Center in Texas, are retaliating against immigrant detainees engaged in a hunger strike to protest their living conditions.
Texas is considering granting childcare licenses to immigrant family detention centers in order to bring them into compliance with a federal court order.