Friday, December 13, 2019

Tag: ICE

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...

Overcrowding, rotten food & nooses: DHS watchdog confirms horrific conditions at...

Now Homeland Security’s own inspector general has revealed how detained immigrants are subjected to rotten food, severe overcrowding, inadequate medical care, and broken and overflowing toilets.

How ICE and other DHS agencies mine social media in the...

Through its vast and deeply flawed social media monitoring, the Department of Homeland Security jeopardizes the rights of travelers, immigrants, refugees, and many others.

How ICE is using solitary confinement to punish asylum seekers, including...

The United Nations special rapporteur on torture says solitary confinement should only be used in exceptional circumstances, and defines extended use of solitary as “inhuman and degrading treatment.”

Documents reveal ICE using driver location data from local police for...

Over 80 local law enforcement agencies, from over a dozen states, have agreed to share license plate location information with ICE.

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