Immigration Detention Centers to Close or Reduce Capacity in 4 States
ICE currently has nearly 22,000 immigrants in custody at facilities across the country.
Seeking Asylum is Legal. It Can Be Humane, Too
The next time you hear about "illegal immigrants," think again. Many of them are fleeing for their lives and seeking asylum according to U.S. law.
Yanking Licenses from Shelters Puts Children at Risk
As a community, as a nation, we are responsible for the safety and well-being of all the children in our country. All children are our children.
Facility Accused of Unneeded Medical Procedures on Migrants Cut from DHS
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said ending the contract is part of an effort to make "lasting improvements" to detention centers with harsh conditions.
Joe Biden Says 'Give Me Five Days' to Heckler Demands to 'End Detention'
"I'm working on it, man. Give me another five days," President Joe Biden said Thursday in response to hecklers that demanded he "end detentions now" and "abolish ICE."
Fox Host Confronts TX Gov on Double Standard of Migrant Detention Criticism
"We couldn't find one instance of you complaining and calling that out when [former] President Trump was president," Chris Wallace said Sunday.
Sen. Chris Murphy Wouldn't Want His Kids in Migrant Detention Centers
The Democratic lawmaker previously said that he "fought back tears" after talking to a migrant child held in a Texas facility.
ICE Detainees Beg for Release: COVID 'Death or Permanent Harm is Imminent'
The detainees said they have serious underlying medical issues that would exasperate their condition if they were to also contract coronavirus.
US Can't Condemn Prison Camps Because it's Locking up Migrants: China Media
More than 1 million people are believed to be detained in "re-education" camps in the restive western Chinese province of Xinjiang.
Greece To Replace Overcrowded Refugee Camps With 'Detention Centers'
"We don't see how converting the centers into prisons represents a solution," said MSF spokesperson Tommaso Santo.
Border Patrol Rep Dismisses Claims Migrant Children Are Jailed
"We're doing everything we can to ensure the well-being of these children, pending their deportation proceedings," Brandon Judd said.
Obama-era ICE Director Calls Attacks on ICE 'Terroristic Threats'
"They're actually resorting to violence and terroristic threats and they should be arrested for that," John Torres said. "They should be arrested."
Fox News Host Says He'd Take Border Detention Center Over Baltimore
Sean Hannity said he would rather live in a migrant detention center than "some of these liberal cities."
Fox Anchor Confronts Kellyanne Conway Over Migrant Detention Conditions
"Almost 400 men were in caged fences with no cots. The stench was horrendous," Chris Wallace read from a pool report.
Protestors Raise Mexican Flag at ICE Detention Center
Outside an ICE detention center in Aurora, Colorado, hundreds of protestors gathered during a demonstration, that resulted in a U.S. flag being brought down off the flag pole, and a Mexican flag raised in its place.
Migrant Camp Inspector Says Babies Are Unwashed, Sobbing and Critically Ill
One six-year-old girl couldn't even recite her name, she only repeated "I'm scared" over and over again. Another young boy sobbed for an hour straight.
Democrat Says Migrant Mother Asked Why She was Being Treated Like a Dog
"She wanted to be treated like a human being," Pressley said.
Senator Says 'Largest Child Prison in American History' Being Established
"And the company's being paid $750 a day to lock up children, no incentive to get them into homes," Senator Jeff Merkley said.
Detention Center Employee Indicted for Personal Relationship with Inmate
A federal grand jury has indicted a kitchen supervisor at the Rio Grande Detention Center in Laredo, Texas, for making a false statement and providing contraband in prison to an inmate, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick on Friday.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Hits Back at Gingrich Attack Over Migrant Centers
Gingrich branded Ocasio-Cortez "profoundly vicious, cruel and dishonest" over her reports of human rights abuses at migrant detention centers.
Border Agent Allegedly Made Migrant Hold 'I Like Men' Sign to Shame Him
The migrant was clearly upset by the incident, said the agent in his email. But hen the agent reported the incident to a senior official in charge of the center, no action was taken, he said.
Trump's Pastor Says Ocasio-Cortez Is Lying About Migrant Detention Centers
"Sorry AOC, but children aren't forced to drink water out of a toilet. (You are insulting the intelligence of Americans with that absurd accusation)," Pastor Paula White wrote.
Border Patrol Agent Fires Back at Congress over Detention Center Criticism
"They're the ones yelling the hardest that I'm not doing my job while at the same time keeping the resources I need to actually do my job," the agent said.
Psychologist Warns That Detained Migrant Children Could Suffer from PTSD
"No amount of time spent in these facilities is safe for children," Sara Goza, the incoming president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, warned.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls Out Conway for Missing Congressional Hearing
An online spat has broken out between the congresswoman and the presidential counselor over the former's reporting on dire conditions at migrant detention centers.
Holocaust, Genocide Experts Back Ocasio-Cortez Use of 'Concentration Camps'
"The very core of Holocaust education is to alert the public to dangerous developments that facilitate human rights violations," the scholars wrote.
36 Jewish Protesters Arrested After Blocking Access to ICE Facility
Protesters from across the country invoked the Holocaust while speaking about the detention of immigrants and the conditions they are kept under.
Stephen Colbert Ponders What Could Possibly Have Made Border Chief Resign
"Wow, his next job interview is going to be rough," the Late Show host quipped.
Academics Rally Behind AOC Over Concentration Camp Comments
"She is completely historically accurate," one historian told Newsweek.
Ex-Hostage Suggests Trump's Treatment of Migrants Worse Than Pirates
The Justice Department's Sarah Fabian argued last week that creating "safe and sanitary" conditions for detained migrants did not mean that the Trump administration had to provide them with toothbrushes, towels and other basic products.