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.
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.