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By Ben Fox, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, Breonna Taylor’s family demanded Louisville officials release transcripts from grand jury proceedings over whether to charge police in her death. Kentucky’s attorney general said officers had acted in self-defense, after Taylor’s boyfriend fired first. Also,…
In a complaint filed Monday, a nurse alleges that the Irwin County Detention Center performed questionable hysterectomies, refused to test detainees for COVID-19 and shredded medical records.
By Elliot Spagat, Jeff Amy, Associated Press
U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee in Los Angeles on Thursday granted a request for a 10-day extension to release children held in family detention centers longer than 20 days. In her ruling last month setting the Friday deadline, Gee said…
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
Lawyers and immigrant advocates are warning that more people will die of the coronavirus in U.S. immigration custody unless the Trump administration improves conditions and release more detainees.
By Ivette Feliciano
With more than 2 million prisoners held in thousands of detention centers across the U.S., advocates for the incarcerated have been sounding the alarm about the dangers posed to this vulnerable population during the current pandemic. Ivette Feliciano spoke with…
By Christopher Booker, Laura Fong
Millions of Americans across the country are now staying inside due to the pandemic. That includes artist Fulton Leroy Washington, who became known as “Mr. Wash" while serving 21 years in prison for a non-violent drug offense. NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher…
By Associated Press
Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has criticized a directive from his own immigration agency that temporarily barred access to the country's immigration detention centers for nonprofit organizations that monitor conditions and assist migrants.
By Astrid Galvan, Associated Press
The lawsuit filed in 2015 applies to eight Border Patrol facilities where attorneys say migrants are for long stretches of time in squalid and freezing cells.
By Joanne Elgart Jennings
The rapid expansion of ICE detentions in Louisiana has injected depressed rural communities with a new source of income while increasing profits for private companies. With more than 51,000 migrants detained by ICE, upwards of 8,000 are being held in…
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