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Immigration Detention

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

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Cuomo Has Not Signed a Bill to Help Separated Children, A Year Later

The SCAR Act is the only state legislation aimed at helping families separated by the 'zero tolerance' policy, but the state legislature is struggling to codify it

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Four ICE Detainees Test Positive for COVID-19 in Batavia Detention Facility

The government notified plaintiffs in a lawsuit that four detainees at the facility had tested positive during oral arguments on Thursday.

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Quarantine in Solitary Confinement and Attorneys Wear Swimming Goggles to Court, as Batavia Grapples With the Coronavirus Pandemic

The immigration detention center and the immigration court in Batavia continue to operate with little regard for the global pandemic.

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As Coronavirus Threat Loomed, Detainee Says NJ Jail Made No Changes

“The officer’s routines and procedures never changed,” a former detainee said