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.
The updated “public charge” rule allows the government to deny visas and green cards to immigrants who have received public assistance.
William Barr has ruled that immigrants who fear persecution because of threats to family members no longer qualify for asylum.
The nonpartisan Migration Policy Institute says nearly 300,000 undocumented immigrants could be quickly deported under a new rule.
Immigration advocates say a recent announcement of ICE raids was intended by the Trump administration to create fear in immigrant communities.
Seven immigrant children have died under the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policies.
Co-published by the American Prospect
Nowhere is the risk of undercounting immigrant residents higher than in California, whose immigrant population is nearly twice the national average.
Orlando Zepeda and Evelyn Hernandez are immigrant activists. Neither has a backup plan in case TPS isn’t renewed next year, other than “to keep fighting until we have permanent residency.”
Co-published by Truthout
Undocumented immigrants fear that seeking medical care will get them kicked out of the country. One woman’s story shows the impact can prove deadly.