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New Jersey Jail is Holding Nearly Triple its Capacity in ICE Detainees

Bergen County jail held three times its listed capacity of ICE detainees at the start of the 2018 fiscal year.

Newsletter Primary category in which blog post is published

De Blasio Suggests He Doesn’t Support Voting for Legal Permanent Residents

Plus: What is ICE's alternatives to detention program, and undocumented immigrants excluded from Hurricane Ida aide

Immigration Detention Primary category in which blog post is published

Ankle Monitors And GPS Apps: ICE’s Alternatives to Detention, Explained

As New Jersey closes its doors to ICE, detained immigrants have been transferred across the country. The agency could allow them to live locally through its Alternatives to Detention program, however advocates say it has major flaws