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Manhattan, New York - May 6, 2018: Views of Tombs Prison building. Photo: Christopher Lee for Documented.

California AG Wants Circuit to Reconsider Rejecting Ban on Private Prisons

Plus: Haitian migrants make it to Florida on a broken boat, and a 5-year-old is reunited with family after a smuggler abandoned her

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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