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Activists Block Entrance to a DHS Office in Newark to Delay Transfers and Deportations

Advocates gathered Tuesday to shut down operations of an office in Newark where many detained immigrants were taken before they were deported.

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Advocacy Groups File Complaint About Abuses at New Jersey ICE Jail

Immigration groups filed a civil rights complaint alleging mistreatment of detained immigrants at the Bergen County Jail.

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Transfers From Essex County Jail Leave Immigrants Families and Lawyers in Limbo

Dozens of detained immigrants have been transferred from New Jersey jails in recent weeks, separating them from family and creating problems for accessing legal aid

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Will New Jersey Terminate ICE Contracts? It’s Up to Governor Murphy.

ICE may soon be officially banned from all New Jersey state run facilities as a bill passed both branches of the state legislature

A Man Detained in Batavia is Fighting to Be Deported. ICE Has Cancelled His Flight 13 Times.

After two years in detention, thirteen cancelled flights, a case of COVID-19 and a hunger strike, David Hyfa Lorenzo John is still detained.

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New York Lawmakers Pay a Surprise Visit to Orange County Correctional Facility

State Sen. Jessica Ramos and Assemblymember Karines Reyes had a surprise visit to the facility to push for the The New York for All Act

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The First Days of Biden: The Impact on New York’s Immigration System

At a Documented event, advocates discussed what the first few weeks of the Biden administration have meant for the immigration system in New York

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New Yorker Held in NJ ICE Custody Tests Positive for COVID-19

The immigrant New Yorker is the eighth person to test positive for Covid-19 at the ICE facility located in New Jersey