Immigration Detention

Immigration Detention Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

Immigration Detention Primary category in which blog post is published

ICE Again Increases Arrests of New Yorkers With No Criminal Records

Statistics illustrate the no tolerance attitude of the Trump Administration as non-criminal arrests spiked 87 percent.

Court Use of Video Teleconferencing Causes Case Slowdown

The immigration courts at Varick Street in New York are still using video teleconferencing for hearings five months after protests ended.

Assembly Members Slam Orange County Jail Over Immigrant Detention Conditions

Following a visit to the upstate jail, a group of assembly members said the Orange County Jail was keeping immigrant detainees in substandard conditions

Immigrants Held in Detention for Months Without a Hearing: Lawsuit

Almost three-quarters of immigrant detainees have to wait more than two months to see a judge.

Former Detainee Sues ICE Agents for Medical Neglect

In court documents, one man alleges Bergen County Jail neglected his health and violated his constitutional rights

Canadian MP Questions Finance Minister on Private Prison Investments

After Documented uncovered Canada invested public money in the private prison industry, an MP is probing the finance minister for answers

Hudson County Votes to Limit ICE Contract

After a heated hearing, the Freeholders decided to expel ICE from the county jail by 2020

Canadian Pension Fund Grows Investment in Private Prisons by 1100 Percent

Despite the government's views on immigration, Canada’s state pension fund increased its investment in American private prisons 13-fold during the family separation crisis.