• Unauthorized Immigrants and Driver’s Licenses

    by  • September 3, 2015

    Ten states and the District of Columbia issue driver’s licenses or similar documents to unauthorized immigrants. As more states consider this move, our report offers insights to inform decision-making. States’ experiences » Read full newsletter here.

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    [OVERVIEW] National Week of Action to End LGBTQ Detention

    by  • September 3, 2015

    Thanks to the collective efforts of our broad and diverse coalition for LGBTQ immigrant justice, we were able to take action and confront the government’s disturbing, reckless and wrong decision (1) to continue their policy of detaining vulnerable members of our LGBTQ immigrant community and (2) to expand the dangerous Adelanto Detention Facility and...

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    Mistreatment of LGBT Detainees Continues with Planned Mass Transfer to Remote California Facility

    by  • August 28, 2015

    Mistreatment of LGBT Detainees Continues with Planned Mass Transfer to Remote California Facility On June 19, 2015, ICE/ERO announced a new policy that could significantly change the way transgender women are treated in immigration custody. On the positive side, the policy acknowledges the possibility that transgender women can be housed in women’s facilities, and it promises...

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    Newly released contracts provide unprecedented look into detention

    by  • August 24, 2015

    NIJC Immigration Updates August 24, 2015 Newly released contracts provide unprecedented look into detention Following a four-year long Freedom of Information Act battle, NIJC released nearly 100 immigration detention center contracts. The data reveals a failed system that lacks accountability and transparency, and provides big profits for local governments and private prison companies at...

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