Tag Archives: Detention Center

Judge demands independent audit of conditions at detention centers for migrant children

The Friday ruling came a day after the court-imposed deadline for the Trump administration to reunite families separated at the border under its zero-tolerance policy. As of Friday, hundreds of children remained isolated ...

Illinois governor profits off ICE detention center contracts

In his most recent statement of economic interests, the multi-millionaire Republican governor disclosed earnings from a private equity fund that owns Correct Care Solutions, a for-profit health care provider that has mil ...

1,000 Detainees Just Got Sent To A Prison That Staffers Consider Unsafe

Staff members at Federal Correctional Complex, Victorville, who spoke to HuffPost allege that initial medical screenings of the detainees were rushed and that comprehensive checkups for all the detainees will not be comp ...

Hope, despair in poetry by immigrant children in US lockup

For a handful of immigrants who came to the U.S. from Central America — many as unaccompanied minors — poetry has given them a chance to tell the world both about their journeys north — and through the byzantine immigrat ...

Family Members of Detainees Are Reviewing Border Detention Centers on Facebook

Horrific stories continue to emerge as a result of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which calls for both the prosecution of all people who attempt to illegally enter the country and in many ...

Young immigrants detained in Virginia center allege abuse

The abuse claims against the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center near Staunton, Virginia, are detailed in federal court filings that include a half-dozen sworn statements from Latino teens jailed there for months or years. ...

Does the U.S. keep immigrant children in cages?

“Every time I probed yesterday on the circumstances, the response was just basically a generic, ‘This is what’s required for security, this is what’s required for control.’ And in a lot of these areas that I saw yesterda ...

Lawmaker: Immigrant center looked like dog kennel

The Department of Justice is denying a claim from Sen. Jeff Merkeley (D-OR) who says another immigrant detention center he did get access to in Texas looked like a dog kennel on the inside ...

DHS proposal would change rules for minors in immigration detention

The draft regulations signal that the Trump administration is considering detaining families for longer periods and subjecting unaccompanied minors to increased scrutiny that could make it easier to deport them. They wou ...

Firm accused of preying on detained immigrants faces widening investigations

Libre by Nexus, an immigration bond services company, is the subject of probes by the attorneys general of Virginia, New York and Washington state, according to state and federal court records. ...

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