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Detained Immigrant Women Claim Retaliation For Hunger Strike

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.03.2015 | Politics

A hunger strike at a Texas immigrant detention center for women has swelled from 27 women to potentially hundreds, and three ringleaders have faced re...

How to Renew the Commitment to Immigration Detention Reform

Katharina Obser | Posted 03.29.2014 | Politics
Katharina Obser

As new leadership takes the helm at DHS, and as Congress soon begins work on a new round of appropriations, there is no better time to address the wasteful detention bed "quota" or the inappropriate conditions.

ICE Reportedly Detained 13 Pregnant Women

Fusion | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

As part of an on-going investigation, Fusion has learned that 13 pregnant women were detained in an immigration detention center in El Paso between Au...

ICE Blacklists Community Visitors

Sarah Shourd | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics
Sarah Shourd

Recognizing the visitation movement's growing power, ICE began to crack down on three Southern California visitation programs, Friends of Adelanto Detainees and two Orange County programs.

Elise Foley

Solitary Confinement Report Puts Immigration Advocates In Tough Spot | Elise Foley | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There's a long-simmering tension between President Barack Obama's administration and immigrant rights advocates, who support his views, ...

Elise Foley

Immigration Officials To Review Solitary Confinement Policies After NYT Report | Elise Foley | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Tuesday that immigration officials will go back and look at their policies after The N...

Elise Foley

Napolitano: Immigrant Detainee Release Is Part Of Normal Ebb And Flow | Elise Foley | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Monday that the release of 2,000 undocumented immigrants from detention ...

Joe Arpaio 'Would Love' To Take Immigrant Detainees

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff and outspoken immigration hawk Joe Arpaio said Immigration and Customs Enforcement is welcome to send over undocumente...

Elise Foley

Immigration Agency Disputes Claim That Official Resigned | Elise Foley | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials insisted on Wednesday that there was no connection between the retirement of Enforcement a...

Elise Foley

Jay Carney Denies White House Involvement In Immigrant Release | Elise Foley | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House press secretary Jay Carney said on Wednesday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement made its decision to release some immi...