Hear reporter Robin Urevich speak on WNYC/PRI’s The Takeaway program about what she discovered during a recent visit to ICE’s Adelanto Detention Facility.
Co-published by The American Prospect
A Los Angeles City Council member has announced he will introduce a motion requiring city contractors to disclose whether they’re bidding or working on Donald Trump’s border wall – or risk stiff fines and penalties.
Co-published by Fast Company
For-profit prison companies contracted to incarcerate undocumented immigrants have recruited former high-ranking government officials and other Washington figures to top posts, including Democratic operative Anthony Podesta and former Clinton administration official Thurgood Marshall Jr.
Last Friday, the Sheriff of Sacramento County, Scott Jones, announced that he would host a community forum with Thomas Homan, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
California considers a bill that would bar county sheriffs from contracting with ICE to house immigration detainees in county jails.
BY ROBIN UREVICH
Last Tuesday morning Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents swooped in and arrested restaurant worker Romulo Avelica as he and his wife drove two of their teen-aged daughters to Academia Avance, a Highland Park charter school.