Tag Archives: Detention

Trump Administration Funneled $10 Million from FEMA to ICE Detention Program

Map courtesy of National Hurricane Center Website Colorlines reports on a story that has been in the news this week. According to documents released earlier this week, the Trump administration diverted nearly $10 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency… … Continue reading

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Immigrant Toddler Dies Shortly After Release from Detention

In yet another tragic and avoidable development in the asylum and detention context, a young toddler who was being detained in Dilley, TX died after contracting a respiratory infection in detention and subsequently being released from custody. VICE News first… … Continue reading

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New York Times Features Suzan Kern in Coverage of Sexual Assault Inside ICE Detention

The New York Times features Suzan Kern in an interview with María, a woman who was sexually assaulted by a Corrections Corporation of America guard while under the custody of ICE, following her release on bond from the Hutto detention center … Continue reading

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Federal Court Blocks Trump Administration’s Arbitrary Detention of Asylum Seekers

Photo courtesy of the ACLU Here is news from the ACLU: A federal court has blocked the arbitrary detention of asylum seekers fleeing persecution, torture, or death in their countries of origin. It also ordered a case-by-case review of whether… … Continue reading

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Trump’s Executive Order Provides for Detention of More Pregnant Immigrants

Under the Obama administration, it was the policy of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents not to detain pregnant immigrants except under extraordinary circumstances. The Trump administration’s executive order ordering a crackdown on undocumented immigrants living in the U.S., however, … Continue reading

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