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Rape victims in family detention threatened with criminal prosecution for reporting
On June 9, 2016 | 0 Comments |

Obama’s Family Detention Policy: Threaten Rape Victims With Criminal Prosecution As originally posted on Amjo Law ...

A new family detention center in Texas is in the works
On June 8, 2016 | 0 Comments |

As originally published on 6/7/16 Grassroots Leadership condemns reported plans for new family detention center ...

Texas opens door to family detention child care licenses under lowered standards
On February 15, 2016 | 0 Comments |

As published on 2/15/16 at Grassroots Leadership (AUSTIN, Texas) — In a quietly announced decision that could ...

ICE Leaders: We Will Bring Car Seats to Arrest Families
On December 27, 2015 | 0 Comments |

As originally posted on AmJoLaw n light of the disturbing news that the Obama administration ...

Why licensing of family detention as child care should be opposed
On December 3, 2015 | 0 Comments |

From Virginia Raymond: Here's a webinar hosted yesterday on family detention by the Texas office ...

Growing #Hutto27 Hunger Strike by Women at Texas Detention Center
On November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments |

Via Grassroots Leadership November 2, 2015 Asylum-seeking women report that hunger strike is expanding within ...

Solidarity statement with the #Hutto27 and the growing hunger strike movement
On November 2, 2015 | 0 Comments |

A hunger strike movement is taking place across several immigrant detention centers in the U.S. ...

Child care licenses for ICE detention centers?
On October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments |

As originally posted on VirginiaRaymond.com Child care centers exist to take care of children. The ...

Leaked recording: ICE Doctor in Charge of Family Detention Admits to Children Losing Weight
On October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments |

As originally published on Amoachi & Johnson On September 24, 2014, a meeting  took place ...

Univision national report on request to discipline Dilley camp physicians
On October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments |

"Univison national report on our request to discipline physicians at the Dilley children jail." via Amoachi ...

Our Request: Discipline Physicians at Dilley Children Jail
On October 2, 2015 | 0 Comments |

As originally posted on AMJO Law Physicians are supposed to improve the health of their ...

Time to name names: Physicians who keep the family detention machine running
On September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments |

Originally posted on "The Physicians That Make Incarceration of Toddlers and Children Possible" at Amjolaw.com By ...

Increasing problems with access to lawyers at the Dilley concentration camp
On September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments |

As originally published on AILA AILA member and CARA volunteer Kim Hunter shares the latest ...

Refugee Families Deserve Real Freedom: NO to REFORMS, BONDS, DEGRADING ANKLE MONITORS AND AGGRESSIVE MONITORING BY ICE
On August 1, 2015 | 0 Comments |

​For Immediate Release: July 31, 2015 Human Rights Alliance for Children and Refugee Families www.refugeerightsnow.com ...

10 Women File Complaint: Victims of Medical Neglect in Family Detention Camps
On July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments |

10 Women File Complaint: Victims of Medical Neglect in Family Detention Camps by Refugee and ...

Progressive Caucus, Judiciary Dems Hold Forum Hearing on Family Detention
On July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments |

Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream WASHINGTON, DC – On July 28th, the Congressional Progressive ...

#EndFamilyDetention and “out”carceration
On July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments |

Detention of refugee women and children over the last thirteen or fourteen months at Artesia, ...

Judge rules against family detention policy
On July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments |

As originally posted on McClatchey DC BY FRANCO ORDOÑEZ [email protected] WASHINGTON: A federal judge ruled Friday ...

Federal officials investigate deportation of teen mom who attempted suicide
On July 9, 2015 | 0 Comments |

As originally posted on McClatchy DC BY FRANCO ORDOÑEZ [email protected] WASHINGTON Federal civil rights officials ...

To DOJ: Investigate DHS officials for Federal Crime of Conspiracy Against Rights in Family Detention
On July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments |

As originally posted on AMJOlaw.com: by Bryan Johnson on July 6, 2015 For Immediate Release Contact: ...

Lawyer threatened with contempt for leaking family detention documents
On July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments |

BY FRANCO ORDOÑEZ / Originally posted on McClatchy Washington Bureau "A federal judge has threatened to ...

Under pressure, Homeland Security announces changes to family detention policies
On June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments |

In a press released dated Wednesday, June 24, DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson announced a few changes ...

Imprisoned families protest and chant during Congressional tour of “family” detention center
On June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments |

This cell phone video footage was released this week and reveals a protest with numerous imprisoned families chanting ...

Texas DFPS: Children in ICE detention have no protection
On June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments |

As originally published here on May 26, 2015 "In this response to our request to ...

President Obama, Deception Will Not Work: It’s Time to End Family Detention
On May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments |

Co-authored by Leisy Abrego, Alfonso Gonzales, and Shannon Speed* Reposted with permission.  Click here to ...

Letter from #KarnesMoms reaches President Obama, #24hrsfast in solidarity begins nationwide to #EndFamilyDetention
On May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments |

On Monday, May 11, 2015, activists and family members of detained women and children met ...

Letter from #KarnesMoms to President Obama to #EndFamilyDetention
On May 12, 2015 | 1 Comments |

May 2015 Your Excellency President Obama - For us it is an honor and a ...

Pictures from the May 2 #EndFamilyDetention Protest in Dilley TX
On May 3, 2015 | 0 Comments |

Featured image by Melissa Biggs [View the story "#EndFamilyDetention Protest in Dilley TX" on Storify]

Lawsuit on behalf of mothers, children at Karnes who were placed in solitary confinement
On April 26, 2015 | 0 Comments |

A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of the mothers and children imprisoned at the ...

Hunger strike is a conscience call to end family detention
On April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments |

Reposted with permission by the author By Alfonso Gonzales and Shannon Speed As publilshed on ...

Congressman Joaquin Castro addresses harassment by ICE
On April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments |

In a letter dated April 15, 2015, Congressman Joaquin Castro addresses the harassment by ICE of ...

ICE Director Sarah Saldana denies knowledge of hunger strike
On April 15, 2015 | 1 Comments |

via RAICES "During a Congressional hearing Congressman Hank Jonhnson questioned ICE Director Sarah Saldana on ...

Leaked report by ICE/GEO alleges “insurrection” and attempted communication with helicopters by women and children inside the Karnes detention camp
On April 13, 2015 | 1 Comments |

This disciplinary report from the Karnes detention camp recently surfaced and reveals an odd twist of ...

ICE harasses volunteer for delivering water to mothers fasting at the Karnes detention camp
On April 4, 2015 | 0 Comments |

"Friends, Family, and Community, I am sharing a letter I have sent to Congressman Castro ...

Homeland Security public information request regarding indigenous women, children and “family units” in custody
On March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments |

Public information request - Indigenous Women, Children, and "Family Units" in Custody at the Karnes ...

Federal decision is not strong enough ; Reaffirm Commitment To Fight For Families detained in Karnes and Dilley (TX)
On February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments |

By Anayanse Garza of TuSanAntonioMagazine.com Interview with Diego Mancha during the press conference by groups ...

Five reasons to CONTINUE to oppose family detention: Feb 24 declaration of support
On February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments |

Statement in support of the resolution against family detention adopted by Feministas Unite, a student ...

Women must speak out against the DHS no-release policy
On January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments |

In 2014, 60,000 women and children refugees fled persecution and violence in El Salvador, Guatemala, ...

“Ending Artesia” by Stephen Manning
On January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments |

Please read this stunning report Ending Artesia, by Stephen Manning. Explaining complicated, bizarre, technical legal ...

Resolution calling for release of women & children; end ICE’s no-release policy
On January 30, 2015 | 3 Comments |

Please read and sign this resolution and --- far more importantly -- take it to ...

No Asylum: Immigrants Locked Up in U.S. after Fleeing Violence
On January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments |

Zach Weissmueller | January 22, 2015 "When people knock on your door, and they are ...

Community response to the family detention center in New Mexico
On December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments |

These are some photos by photographer Gerard Escamilla of the unyielding community response to the family ...

Fuerza y Fianzas: a proposal for people to support families in a concrete way
On December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments |

The problem The Dilley ICE prison is about to open. There, families – up to ...

Credible fear interview
On December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments |

pink “tennis” swing to and fro. she’s wearing zebra stripes and a red top, tiny ...

Haiku for Dolorosa Street
On December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments |

You see me onscreen My name is an A number But I’m a woman - ...

“Arriving aliens” on a bridge to limbo
On November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments |

Adela Catalina* had plenty of reasons to leave. Forgive me being somewhat vague in the ...

Request for Credible Fear Interview for Salvadoran teenager
On November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments |

November 22, 2014 Department of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization Services Houston Asylum Office ...

Dear Mr. President: about family detention
On November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments |

November 18, 2014 President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC ...

Family Detention Backgrounder
On November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments |

Detention Watch Network (DWN) opposes family detention. The detention of families is inhumane. The United ...

Judge-by-Judge Asylum Decisions in Immigration Courts FY 2009-2014
On November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments |

Judge-by-Judge Asylum Decisions in Immigration Courts FY 2009-2014 Denial Rate Immigration Court Judge Decisions % Grants ...