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America’s Immigration Paradox

Two new books, Jia Lynn Yang’s “One Mighty and Irresistible Tide” and Adam Goodman’s “The Deportation Machine,” take very different approaches to the immigration question.
Tags: News, Mexico, America, Yang, Adam, Goodman, Books and Literature, Adam Goodman, Immigration and Emigration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Citizenship and Naturalization, Immigration Detention, 1924-1965 (Book, Jia Lynn, Immigration Paradox, Jia Lynn Yang








ICE Detention Centers Approved in California Farm Town

Two privately run state prisons in the town of McFarland, many of whose residents are undocumented field workers, will be converted to hold immigrants.
Tags: News, California, McFarland, GEO Group Inc, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Immigration Detention, Migrant Labor (Agriculture


Coronavirus Threatens Teenage Migrants in ICE Jails

Those initially detained by the government’s Office of Refugee Resettlement are being held until their 18th birthday, then transferred to ICE custody.
Tags: News, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Office of Refugee Resettlement, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Immigration Detention, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV




Prisons Breed the Coronavirus. We Can Safely Free Thousands of Inmates.

Nonviolent offenders, the medically vulnerable and those near the end of their sentences should be released. Those who remain deserve much better medical care.
Tags: News, New York City, Alabama, Bill, Ny, South Carolina, New York State, De Blasio, Cuomo, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Andrew M, Prisons and Prisoners, Brooklyn (NYC, Immigration Detention, Metropolitan Detention Center (Brooklyn, Quarantines


No Masks, Disinfectant or Soap. This Is Detention Amid a Pandemic.

Asylum seekers must be released before it is too late.
Tags: News, Illegal Immigration, American Civil Liberties Union, Immigration Detention, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV








Prisoners ‘Terrified’ as Coronavirus Spreads Behind Bars

Some jails are releasing people as the virus gains a foothold inside, but critics say it is not happening quickly enough to save lives and resources.
Tags: News, Ill, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Mosby, Lacey, Barr, Los Angeles (Calif, Prisons and Prisoners, Immigration Detention, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Rikers Island Prison Complex, Cleveland (Ohio, Marilyn J (1980-, Cook County Jail (Cook County, Corrections Department (Va, William P


As Coronavirus Spreads Behind Bars, Should Inmates Get Out?

Some jails are releasing people as the virus gains a foothold inside, but critics say it is not happening quickly enough to save lives and resources.
Tags: News, Ill, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Mosby, Lacey, Barr, Los Angeles (Calif, Prisons and Prisoners, Immigration Detention, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Rikers Island Prison Complex, Cleveland (Ohio, Marilyn J (1980-, Cook County Jail (Cook County, Corrections Department (Va, William P


Judge Urges Release of Migrant Children After 4 Test Positive for Coronavirus in Detention

“The threat of irreparable injury to their health and safety is palpable,” said lawyers seeking the release of thousands of migrant children being held in federal custody.
Tags: News, California, Office of Refugee Resettlement, Children and Childhood, Decisions and Verdicts, Los Angeles (Calif, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Immigration Detention, Gee, Dolly M, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Under the Virus’s Cloak, Trump Pursues Long-Sought Policies

From border controls to anti-union efforts, the Trump administration is using the coronavirus to seek policies that the president wanted before the pandemic.
Tags: News, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Organized Labor, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration Detention, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Stimulus (Economic


Under the Virus’s Cloak, Trump Pursues Long-Sought Conservative Agenda

From border controls to anti-union efforts, the Trump administration is using the coronavirus to seek policies that the president wanted before the pandemic.
Tags: News, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Organized Labor, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration Detention, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Stimulus (Economic


Under the Virus’s Cloak, Trump Pursues Long-Sought Conservative Policies

From border controls to anti-union efforts, the Trump administration is using the coronavirus to seek policies that the president wanted before the pandemic.
Tags: News, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Organized Labor, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration Detention, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Stimulus (Economic


The Open Borders Trap

Trump won’t stop talking and tweeting about them. But when it comes to immigration, what do Democrats actually believe?
Tags: News, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Democratic Party, Race and Ethnicity, Immigration and Emigration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Immigration Detention, Presidential Election of 2020, Dream Act (Development, Relief and Education for Minors Act


A Town of Immigrant Farm Workers Says No to an ICE Detention Center

A private prison company wants to operate an immigration detention center in McFarland, Calif., a town that is home to thousands of undocumented farm workers.
Tags: News, California, Demonstrations, Illegal Immigration, Gavin, GEO Group Inc, Newsom, McFarland Calif, Protests and Riots, Immigration and Emigration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Immigration Detention, Migrant Labor (Agriculture, City Councils, ICE Detention Center


Shooting of Man in the Face by ICE Turns Into a Trump-New York Fight

The confrontation in Brooklyn illustrates the rising tensions between the Trump administration and so-called sanctuary jurisdictions.
Tags: News, New York City, Brooklyn, Deportation, Demonstrations, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Donald J, Protests and Riots, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Immigration Detention, ICE Turns Into a Trump New York Fight


An ICE Officer Shot a Man in the Face. Who Is to Blame?

The confrontation in Brooklyn illustrates the rising tensions between the Trump administration and so-called sanctuary jurisdictions.
Tags: News, New York City, Brooklyn, Deportation, Demonstrations, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Donald J, Protests and Riots, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Immigration Detention


Justice Dept. Sues Over Sanctuary Laws in California, N.J. and Seattle

The suits were an escalation of the Trump administration’s fight against laws that limit cooperation with federal immigration authorities.
Tags: News, California, New Jersey, Seattle, Justice Department, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Barr, United States Politics and Government, Immigration and Emigration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Suits and Litigation (Civil, Immigration Detention, William P, King County (Wash


Starving for Justice in ICE Detention

For immigrants languishing behind bars, a hunger strike is often the sole remaining means of protest against a dehumanizing and unjust system.
Tags: News, Hunger Strikes, Asylum, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Right of, Immigration Detention




‘Demeaned and Humiliated’: What Happened to These Iranians at U.S. Airports

Since August, at least 16 Iranian students have been turned away at airports, losing their chances to study at prestigious universities, amid new tensions between the U.S. and Iran.
Tags: News, Mass, Immigration and Emigration, Immigration Detention, Customs and Border Protection (US, Foreign Students (in US, Boston (Mass, Logan International Airport (Boston, U S Airports


Indonesia Releases U.S. Journalist Detained Over Visa Issue

The authorities had threatened a yearslong prison sentence for Philip Jacobson, who was jailed for three days. He is likely to be deported soon, but his movements remain restricted.
Tags: News, Indonesia, Environment, United States, Freedom Of The Press, Jacobson, News and News Media, Mongabay, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Immigration Detention, Philip Jacobson, Philip (Journalist