U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is currently detaining more than 51,000 people. But with detention centers near the U.S.-Mexico border at capacity, more than half of those detainees are being held in remote prisons and jails, often far from legal…
By Joanne Elgart Jennings
California will ban the use of for-profit, private detention facilities, including those under contract to the federal government to hold immigrants awaiting deportation hearings.
By Don Thompson, Amy Taxin, Associated Press
At least two people were injured Wednesday night outside the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility in Central Falls, according to the Jewish youth movement Never Again Action.
By Associated Press
The four Democrats testifying Friday, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, were among a larger group of House members who visited three Texas border stations last week.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
Yazmin Juárez, a Guatemalan mother seeking asylum who appeared before a House panel Wednesday, said she testified because she wanted everyone to know about conditions in ICE detention. "I do not want more children to suffer."…
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
The Department of Health and Human Services said about 225 children are being held at the site in Carrizo Springs, with plans to expand to as many as 1,300, making it one of the biggest camps in the U.S. government…
By Jamey Keaten, Associated Press
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said Monday that children should never be held in immigration detention facilities or separated from their families.
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty join Judy Woodruff to analyze the week’s political news, including President Trump’s Fourth of July celebration, political and cultural implications of the crowded detention centers on the U.S.-Mexico…
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro said in an interview that he had no second thoughts about taking and sharing the images after officials had asked the lawmakers on a facility tour to leave their cellphones behind.
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