Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Tag: ICE

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.

‘They used the kids to get to parents like me’: How...

That new policy is the subject of a federal lawsuit filed in Virginia that says the Trump administration is using migrant children as bait to arrest their undocumented family members.

‘Shocking’ report reveals thousands of migrant children have been sexually abused...

"This is not normal! Why would any member of Congress or person of conscience support increasing funds and enabling this agency?"

Another critical watchdog report: Rotten food, decaying mattresses at New Jersey...

Prior Inspector General reports have found medical neglect and other violations at other immigrant detention centers.

Progressives call to #DefundHate, tell Democrats not to fund Trump’s aggressive...

"We don't want money for an institution that is demonizing and criminalizing our immigrant neighbors."

Investigation finds at least $800M in taxpayer money went to funding...

"To the extent that the industry is in the business of expanding the system so they can make more money off holding more immigrants that can be confined, and doing everything possible to profit off of it by labor processes like getting detainees to work and paying them a dollar a day, there is very little distinction you can draw between slave labor and what they're doing."

Government could hold migrant families indefinitely in unlicensed detention centers under...

New Trump administration regulations would dismantle the landmark Flores agreement and allow authorities to release children only to a parent or legal guardian – even if those adult guardians are detained.

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