• 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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    The Top Stories on Immigration This Week – June 23, 2015

    by  • June 24, 2015

    Bernie Sanders Tackles Immigration Reform in the Bernie Sanders-est Possible Way VOX – While most Democratic politicians talk about immigrants as family members of US citizens with longtime jobs and ties to their communities, Sanders focused on the exploitation of immigrants as workers. Read More ➜ Congresistas demócratas visitarán dos centros de detención de...

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