Facing deportation to homelands they barely remember, formerly incarcerated Southeast Asians in L.A. are fighting in court to remain here.
Detainees’ pleas for help from the Governor’s office have gone unheeded.
Guest: Jose Martinez Gonzales, Detainee at Otay Mesa Detention Center
The 60-day ban, which originally targeted all forms of immigration, now freezes the issuing of green cards.
Despite warnings from public health experts, ICE still holds nearly 35,000 detainees in close quarters.
Classifying immigrants as “arriving aliens” allows the government to deny them a chance for release from detention.
Detainees have lodged a complaint concerning “abuses, atrocities, violations of human rights, racism and hate.”
Immigrant detainees are not convicted criminals, yet they suffer hostile, prison-like conditions in America for years at a time.
A federal court ruling allows hundreds of thousands of former detainees to sue the GEO Group.
Academics accuse Trump’s Justice Department of systematically deleting immigration court records.
The Trump administration is fighting back against a new law phasing out privately run immigrant-detention centers.
Five days after a bill ending private prisons in the state was signed into law, the Trump administration found a way to get around it.
A bill awaiting Gov. Newsom’s signature would bar new private prison contracts. Two industry giants are already reinventing themselves.
An ICE investigation details days of suffering in which Kamyar Samimi pleaded for help and attempted suicide because he said the pain from methadone withdrawal was so intense.
The deported immigrants of Mexico City’s Little L.A. remind us that people with problems don’t go away. They just go somewhere else.
A proposed California law would require the attorney general to conduct immediate investigations of immigrant-detention deaths.
ICE says immigrant detainees are only obligated to make their beds and avoid clutter. But a for-profit prison company is accused of forcing them to do much more – and for no wages.
DHS’ newly proposed residential centers will be able to detain immigrant families indefinitely.
California has filed suit over a new rule that would deny lawful permanent status to immigrants who use public assistance.