Articles tagged: immigrant detention
The state says deficiencies have been 'fixed' at Karnes, where a private prison company runs the ICE detainment facility for immigrant moms and kids....Read More
Researchers found that detained migrants in the Rio Grande Valley are held in overcrowded, freezing rooms — without beds — for days at a time.
Analyzing 2013 CBP data, Washington D.C.’s American Immigration Council found that individuals are frequently held in freezing rooms, known in Spanish as hiel...Read More
One striker's daughter says staff retaliated against her mom by transferring her to solitary confinement in an all-male facility.
Cristina Parker, Grassroots Leadership’s immigration programs coordinator, said women have vowed to strike indefinitely, and some have taken to drinking sugar...Read More
After reporting a 4,500-word story on her firsthand experience inside Karnes, paralegal Victoria Rossi found her access denied because of a technicality....Read More
Asylum-seeking women and children are locked in detention facilities and charged such high immigration bonds that they can’t get out. Eventually, the mothers ...Read More
Karnes County residents debate the expansion of an immigrant family detention facility in their community....Read More
As the number of detention beds for migrant children and families grows rapidly, including two facilities in Texas, advocates and attorneys worry that abuse wil...Read More