Abbas al Aboudi, “Child in Detention,” pencil on paper.  The Refugee Art Project

Abbas al Aboudi, “Child in Detention,” pencil on paper. The Refugee Art Project

Part 5: On youth, family and LGBT detention

Part Five, “On Youth, Family, and LGBT Detention” provides readings, reports, and tools for understanding how immigration enforcement affects the experiences of women, children, and LGBTQI persons and for challenging family and LGBT detention.

Readings

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Reports

Immigration Detention: Children and Families, Immigration Series prepared for the Latino Community Foundation of Colorado by César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández:

 
 

Immigration Detention: Vulnerable Populations, Immigration Series prepared for the Latino Community Foundation of Colorado by César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández:

 
 
 Abbas al-Aboudi, “Child in Detention,” oil on canvas.  The Refugee Art Project

Abbas al-Aboudi, “Child in Detention,” oil on canvas. The Refugee Art Project

For-Profit Family Detention: Meet the Private Prison Companies Making Millions by Locking Up Refugee Families, Grassroots Leadership and Justice Strategies, October 2014.

Expose & Close: Artesia, Detention Watch Network, September 2014.

Detained and at Risk: Sexual Abuse and Harassment in US Immigration Detention, Human Rights Watch, August 2010. Español

Forced Apart: Families Separated and Immigrants Harmed by United States Deportation Policy, Human Rights Watch, July 2007.

Locking Up Family Values: The Detention of Immigrant Families, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services, February 2007.

Borrowing Against the Future: The Impact of Prison Expansion on Arizona Families, Schools and Communities. Grassroots Leadership and Arizona Advocacy Network, April 2003.

 

In the News

The Trump administration’s separation of families at the border, explained,” Vox, June 2018.

How They Defend the Indefensible,” Slate, June 2018.

Boy Detained 707 Days ‘Did a Little Dance’ When Ordered Released from ICE Custody,” Rewire, August 2017.

Meet the Central American Women the US is Detaining and Deporting,” The Nation, 2016.

Why is the Obama Administration Keeping Toddlers Behind Bars?” The Nation, 2016.

Child Migrants’ Harrowing Journey Brought to Life on Stage,” NPR, 2016:

Detaining Immigrant Families Was Always Wrong, and We’re Still Doing It,” The Hill, November 17, 2016.

Welcome to Dilley,” New York Times, 2016

Advocates Are Worried About New Texas Facility’s Separate Housing for Transgender Detainees,” NPR, 2016.

Meet the first gay couple to get married inside an immigration detention center,” Fusion, 2016.

“Trans Latina immigrant detained in a men’s prison to be featured in new HBO documentary,” Fusion, 2016:

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 Left: Fidencio Martinez; Right: Francis Mead. CultureStrike “ Visions from Inside ” 2015

Left: Fidencio Martinez; Right: Francis Mead. CultureStrike “Visions from Inside” 2015

 

Films and Podcasts

Crossing Over: Stories of Immigration and Identity

Transgression (2011):