Thursday, May 13, 2021

Tag: ICE

Senators question DHS and ICE on abuse allegations against migrants

"The allegations of violence and brutality against vulnerable refugees seeking safety here in the United States are unlawful and disturbing.”

“I just felt like I had no control over my body”:...

“We have more than 40 women who filed sworn testimony in court despite consistent attempts by ICE to silence them.”

Rights groups demand Biden reverse Trump immigration changes as COVID surges...

This comes as more than half of ICE’s immigration detention centers are currently reporting coronavirus outbreaks.

Federal judge rules Trump administration must release detained children from ICE...

“They need to make the sensible choice and release the parents to care for their children.”

As man dies in ICE custody, California moves to ban for-profit...

A Cameroonian immigrant died this week in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in California. The man, identified as 37-year-old...

When ICE hit Mississippi, its citizens showed up for immigrant families

The Mississippi immigration raid detained hundreds and left children stranded on the first day of school. It also evoked a massive humanitarian response in a state not traditionally friendly to immigrants.

What ‘abolish ICE’ really means

As I stepped inside the Cannon House Office Building on a Tuesday in July, I felt like I was taking a step...

Know your rights: How immigrant rights activists are preparing for looming...

“We tell our community members that no matter what ICE does, don’t open the door.”

Stop immigrant arrests, close the camps, transform immigration policy

Public awareness of the brutal repression against immigrants seeking entry to the United States, the reasons for their migration, and terrorism against...

Poem: ICE storm in the desert

ICE weighing down the roof of the houseICE playing games of cat and mouseA little mouse, a baby in factThey put in...

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Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”