Immigration activists and state agencies continue to put pressure on California’s ICE facilities.
The closure of an immigrant detention center could represent a setback for the Trump administration’s aggressive immigration enforcement policies.
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Attorneys say private-prison company CoreCivic is engaged in a “deprivation scheme” aimed at forcing detainees to keep the detention center running at a fraction of the cost of hiring local workers.
President Trump has jeopardized the lives of 800,000 young undocumented immigrants who came here seeking better opportunities. There’s not much more to be said than that—except that it’s also a big moneymaker for a handful of private investors and corporations.
After holding a short prayer service under the watchful eyes of San Bernardino sheriff’s deputies, a group of activists was told to get off the Adelanto Detention Facility’s property.