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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...

Immigration Detainees Fear Rape and Death

End ICE Abuse | Posted 12.27.2011 | Latino Voices
End ICE Abuse

There is one immediate thing the Obama administration can do to help ensure the protection of immigration detainees: make sure that all detainees are covered under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003.

Elise Foley

Prison Sexual Assault Reforms Won't Cover Immigrant Detention Centers | Elise Foley | Posted 06.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Time is running out for the public to weigh in on a proposed Department of Justice rule that would not include immigrant detention cente...

Weekly Diaspora: Immigrants Abused, Denied Social Services in Broken Immigration System

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger After decades of misguided policies and patchwork practices, the high human costs of our disordered...

Private Prison Company Welcomes Fed's New Immigrant Detention Strategy

Renee Feltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Renee Feltz

On the heels of an announcement that it will stop holding children in its Hutto facility, the nation's largest private prison provider assured investors they still expect business from the government.