Freedom for Immigrants (formerly CIVIC), Detention Watch Network and other immigrant rights activists gathered in front of the National Archives Building for a People’s Tribunal to hold Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) accountable for its culture of secrecy and systemic abuse.
Freedom for Immigrants is putting together a People’s Tribunal to hold ICE accountable for its culture of secrecy and systemic abuse.
The latest death at Hudson County Correctional Facility, which houses individuals both in the criminal justice and immigration detention systems, is indicative of the reckless disregard towards the lives of those in its custody.
ICE's policy shift to hold more pregnant women in detention is unconscionable and perverse. It is a clear sign that federal agencies under the Trump administration will stop at nothing to terrorize immigrant communities, including future generations.
If Congress is serious about blocking the Trump administration’s immigration agenda, it should include a moratorium on the expansion of immigration detention in the budget.
Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement (CIVIC) is changing its name to Freedom for Immigrants to better reflect its mission to free all people from the bonds of immigration detention.