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Edafe Okporo in the one-man show Bed 26. Shelter Studios, New York.
Tracie William

A Play Offers a Stinging Account of Immigration Detention in the US

Edafe Okporo's one-man play details the grueling process of getting asylum in the U.S.

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Family Detention Policy, Explained

Family detention is the practice of confining asylum seeker parents along with their children in detention facilities operated by USCIS.

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U.S. Citizen Files Lawsuit, Alleging He Was Held in Immigration Jail

Plus: Florida immigrant detention center faces complaints, and Hondurans in Texas prepare for the election back home

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Bill Letting Noncitizens Vote in NYC Poised for Passage

Plus: Vaccination rates lag in NY’s Haitian neighborhoods, and detained immigrants transferred from New Jersey to upstate New York