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Yeslin, just 9, speaks out from inside the Berks Family detention center
On September 7, 2016 | 0 Comments |

Via DreamACTivist.org Yeslin, just 9, speaks out from inside the Berks Family detention center. This ...

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 ...

#EndFamilyDetention hashtag campaign goes international
On January 30, 2016 | 0 Comments |

This week, the internet saw photos from across the world with the #EndFamilyDetention hashtag go viral. ...

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. ...

Temporary restraining orders issued against family prison camps
On November 2, 2015 | 0 Comments |

On Friday, a Texas State Judge granted a temporary restraining order preventing the Texas Department of ...

Why Are Immigrant Mothers Wearing Ankle Monitors?
On October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments |
Inside the ‘pure hell’ of violence against women in Honduras
On October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments |
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 ...

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: ...

Mothers at Berks Family Detention Camp Launch Work Strike, Demand Not To Be Left Behind
On June 11, 2015 | 1 Comments |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2015   Mothers at Berks Family Detention Camp Launch Work ...

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 ...

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 ...

No image el ayuno * la huelga * the fast * the strike
On April 11, 2015 | 1 Comments |

April 6, 2015 We mothers who are detained in Karnes County Residential Center began a ...

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 ...

Protests go nationwide to #EndFamilyDetention
On March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments |

From coast to coast on Tuesday, March 24th people gathered to demand freedom for all refugee ...

“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 ...

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 ...

GEO employee speaks AGAINST expansion of Karnes
On December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments |

UPDATE: The Karnes County Commissioners Court voted this week, 3-2, to approve the expansion of ...

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 - ...

“Estamos detenidas en Karnes tenemos tres hijos…”
On November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments |

Until today, I was mostly getting phone calls from women in Karnes and from family ...

The credible fear of a mother and her little boy
On November 9, 2014 | 0 Comments |

Drawing by Rini Templeton, 1935-1986 I went to see three families yesterday in Karnes, and ...

A goodbye letter from one teenage girl to another
On November 8, 2014 | 0 Comments |

A goodbye letter from one teenage girl to another. They met inside the Karnes "family ...

A letter from Melissa
On November 8, 2014 | 3 Comments |

Melissa and her sisters are imprisoned with their mother at the Karnes "family" prison near ...

A letter from Carmen
On November 8, 2014 | 1 Comments |

The letter below is from a young girl who is imprisoned with her mother and ...

A letter from Jackeline
On November 8, 2014 | 0 Comments |

The letter below is from a young girl  inside the prison with their mother and young sisters. ...

The iceboxes in McAllen: personal testimony
On November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments |

"It’s a room in which there is nothing more than a toilet and some cement ...

Cartas de Melissa, Carmen, y Jackeline, encarceladas en Karnes City
On November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments |

Melissa, Carmen, and Jackeline are three sisters who, with their mother, fled El Salvador seeking ...