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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 ...

By Dolly Li TAKE ACTION: Please sign! Child being sexually abused at Karnes “family detention” center
On May 10, 2016 | 0 Comments |

A family at the Karnes family prison needs public support!  Children are being sexually abused and ICE ...

#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. ...

AUSTIN: “What if we were dead, could we leave then?” Oct 21 @ 7 p.m.
On October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments |

AUSTIN: Speak out to #EndFamilyDetention National week of action October 21, 2015 7-8:30 p.m. Room ...

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 ...

No image CultureStrike launches #EndFamilyDetention national art series starting July 27
On July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Julio Salgado, [email protected] Art Projects Manager, CultureStrike   “VISIONS FROM THE INSIDE ...

Request for Information Concerning Legal Visits
On March 28, 2015 | 0 Comments |

An open letter to: ICE Supervisory Detention & Deportation Officer Hilario Leal, ICE Assistant Field ...

No image Retaliation? Or just blocking legal representation?
On March 24, 2015 | 1 Comments |

Victoria Rossi is a brilliant writer who moonlights, for a lot less money than she ...

Letters from inside
On March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments |

The Letters From Inside archive is a digital collection of handwritten letters from mothers and ...

D.C. Federal Strikes Blow Against Mass Detention of Central American Families
On February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments |

A federal district court in Washington, D.C., today has granted a temporary injunction to the ...

Texas Observer report on Karnes
On February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments |

Also check out this fine Texas Observer report on Karnes by Victoria Rossi, published on ...

New York Times: more essential reading about Artesia, Karnes, & Dilley
On February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments |

Do read "The Shame of America's Family Detention Camps", a fine article in the New ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Miguel, 10
On December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments |

This place called a detention center is like a prison for us, because we don’t ...

Rebeca Paulina
On December 11, 2014 | 1 Comments |

For most people who have entered this place, it’s the start of a new life, ...

A drawing by Luis Ramon, a child inside the Karnes “family” prison
On December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments |

A visual testimony of life in Honduras by Luis Ramon, a young child inside the ...

Visual testimony of a child from Honduras
On December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments |

This is the visual testimony of a child from Honduras. "Revos locos" means the Mara ...

A letter from Angie, 15
On December 10, 2014 | 2 Comments |

"There are many things that happen in this place called Karnes County Residential Center. There ...

I-589 Spanish translation now available
On December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments |

A Spanish translation of the I-589 Application for Asylum and Withholding of Removal is now ...

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 - ...

Help Maria Estela and her 3 young daughters be released from detention at the Karnes “Family” Detention Center.
On November 25, 2014 | 2 Comments |

These three young girls are detained at the Karnes "Family" Detention Center with their mother ...

“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 ...

URGENT Stop deportation of Salvadoran refugee family
On November 23, 2014 | 1 Comments |

Dear friends, Maria Estela Marquez Marquez and her three daughters — Melissa (15 years old), ...

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 ...

2400 dangerous mothers & children?
On November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments |

This morning -- Thursday, November 20 -- in Immigration Judge McPhaul's courtroom, as everyone waited ...

Call for release of all speakers of Mayan languages
On November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments |

The Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary U.S. Department of Homeland Security Washington, D.C. 20528 The Honorable ...

Announcing the launch of www.EndFamilyDetention.com!
On November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments |

We are pleased to announce the launch of www.EndFamilyDetention.com, a multilingual site aimed at addressing ...

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 ...

About private prisons
On November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments |

In a way, private prisons seem a relatively new development, but the ugly foundation of ...

Red McCombs should break the lease with the private prison corporation building for huge family prison in Dilley
On November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments |

A petition by Claudia Muñoz Dean Thomas W. Gilligan, ask UT alumnus Red McCombs to ...

Family Detention Film Screening
On November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments |

Friday, November 21, 2014 7:300 - 8:30 p.m. Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center ...

“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 ...

What you can do: Take a field trip to immigration court.
On November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments |

Want to understand what’s going on with refugees, immigrants, and immigration courts? Go. Take a ...

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 ...

How to Pay an Immigration Bond, from Andrade Legal of Boise, Idaho
On November 9, 2014 | 0 Comments |

Follow the link below for extremely useful information from Andrade Legal — Immigration Law in ...

Trailer for New Film: The Return of Family Detention
On November 9, 2014 | 0 Comments |

Published on Nov 4, 2014 This new documentary chronicles the return of immigrant family detention ...

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 ...