20 are arrested during protests against ICE's detention of undocumented activists
An immigrant rights activist was detained on his way to the courthouse to get a charge against him dismissed.
Here's how many ICE detention centers are holding immigrants in every state
Every US state has at least two facilities where ICE holds immigrants, with many in and around major cities. We created a map that shows the dispersed geography of the more than 1,400 ICE detention centers across the US.
How a flight attendant from Texas ended up in an ICE detention center for six weeks
Selene Saavedra Roman was nervous about going to work She's been a "dreamer" since 2012, when the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program first started. Born in Peru, she's lived in the United States for 25 years, but her immigration status has always been in the back of her mind. Which is why, when she got a job as a flight attendant, she decided to work for a regional company, Mesa Airlines, that wouldn't ask her to travel around the world. And it's…
Trans Woman Allegedly Beaten By ICE In Detention Center Before Her Death
Thirty-three-year-old Roxsana Hernandez Rodriguez, a transgender woman from Honduras, traveled over 2,000 miles along with 1,300 others to seek asylum in the United States after suffering extreme ...
Here’s how ICE sent children seeking asylum to adult detention centers
Two teens fleeing violence in war-torn countries sought asylum in the U.S. A Texas dentist’s report helped ICE send them to adult detention centers.
Why Is ICE Closing Its Only Detention Center for Transgender Detainees?
The story of detainee Greta Soto Moreno highlights the violence experienced by transgender immigrants—and the complicated efforts to make them safer.
ICE detention facility apologizes to Jewish protesters for holding meeting just before Shabbat
A board member called the Friday meeting "insensitive and wrong."
Here's Why ICE Is 'Mass Releasing' Immigrant Families From Detention Centers
The Trump administration is releasing an unusual number of migrants, with little to no warning to the communities taking them in, in an effort to scare and sway white Republican voters, advocates say.
Top ICE official slams Dem proposal to limit number of beds in immigration detention centers
The deputy director of Immigration and Customs enforcement on Monday slammed a Democratic proposal to limit the number of beds at immigration detention centers, calling the idea “extremely damaging to public safety.”
Report: Lives in Peril: How Ineffective Inspections Make ICE Complicit in Detention Center Abuse
The Immigration Detention Transparency and Human Rights Project (October 2015) — This report by the National Immigration Justice
ICE is rushing to open for-profit detention centers—right before California’s ban goes into effect
"It's what you'd expect from a dying industry," said the state legislator who sponsored the ban.
Pima County Sheriff explains why ICE reps are in Pima County Detention Center
Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier said his department is working with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Detailers, allowing them to detain suspected illegal immigrants in Pima County Jail.
How Trans ICE Detainees Ended Up in a Men’s Detention Center in the Middle of New Mexico
Immigration officials last month closed the nation’s only detention center dedicated to detaining gay, bisexual, and transgender detainees, relocating at least nine trans women to a small rural village in New Mexico.
Lives in Peril: How Ineffective Inspections Make ICE Complicit in Detention Center Abuse
The Immigration Detention Transparency and Human Rights Project October 2015 Report I. Executive Summary In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, when the immigration detention system began its unprecedented growth, the world slowly began to hear about the troubling conditions of detention that immigrants confronted in government custody while facing removal from the United States. Years later, the Obama administration would inherit a sprawling, broken immigration…
'I'm terrified': Extinction Rebellion activists on why they are protesting
People taking part in protests in London and Edinburgh explain their reasons for doing so
A Look at What Activists Eat During Protest
Food collectives are helping women fighting for what they believe in feed their bodies.
UK police arrest climate activists before protests
British police arrested climate change activists in London ahead of planned protests by Extinction Rebellion on Monday, the group and police said.
This is why environmental activists are protesting at London Fashion Week
'We are raising the question: what more can we do to tell the truth about the climate and ecological collapse and act on that truth?'
How Disability-Rights Activists Cited for Cory Gardner Protest Will Fight the Power
At 8:30 a.m. today, March 9, eighteen disability rights protesters cited during a demonstration against repealing the Affordable Care Act at Senator Cory Gardner's downtown Denver office earlier this year will make their first court appearance. Attorneys representing them under the auspices of the Lawyers Civil Rights Coalition will call for the dismissal of the trespassing summonses they...
DC pot activists arrested at 4/20 Capitol Hill protest
WASHINGTON-- Capitol Police arrested several people Thursday at a DC marijuana giveaway a short walk from the Capitol building, highlighting the divide between national and local drug laws Members of DCMJ, the local pot activist group that organized the "joint session," contended the protest was taking place on DC land, not the federal property of the Capitol grounds. Possession and distribution of marijuana is illegal under…