State investigations raise concerns about human rights abuses in federal detention facilities.
The closure of an immigrant detention center could represent a setback for the Trump administration’s aggressive immigration enforcement policies.
Co-published by the American Prospect
Angry immigrant rights activists say the generous ICE funding flies in the face of many Democrats’ stated desire to put the brakes on the Trump administration’s deportation surge.
Co-published by Fast Company
Immigrant-detainee suicides indicate that the Stewart Detention Center and ICE are out of step with a trend in corrections to keep seriously mentally ill people out of solitary confinement.
In September 2017, Capital & Main requested reviews of 18 immigrant detainee deaths that had occurred in 2016 and early 2017. ICE has still not released four of the reports.