Miguel, 10

This place called a detention center is like a prison for us, because we don’t have freedom, we can’t leave the room without our moms, or go into the room…

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Rebeca Paulina

For most people who have entered this place, it’s the start of a new life, but it begins badly, because this Detention Center—that they call a shelter for immigrants—but only…

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Coastal Bend Detention Center, November 2013, an ICE prison for women

About private prisons

In a way, private prisons seem a relatively new development, but the ugly foundation of private prisons is deeply ingrained in U.S. history. The government “detains” or imprisons or incarcerates…

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National Security Threat

Read the the material that ICE lawyers present in immigration court to support its argument that the refugees — specifically the women and children — fleeing El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras since June pose a “national security threat” to the United States. Read it and weep. ICE Bond Packet

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