Posts Tagged ‘detention’

These Immigrants Organized & Won $17 Million from a For-Profit Detention Center

December 2nd, 2021

As of late October, a ruling by a federal judge set a new precedent for private detention centers in Washington. GEO Group, the company that runs the Northwest ICE Processing Center for immigrants, must pay people who are detained and working in the facility the state’s minimum wage.  Here’s the story on how our compas […]

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Highlighting Partner #CommunitiesNotCages Actions in Atlanta, Phoenix, & Seattle

October 11th, 2021

On Thursday September 23, over 70 civil and immigrant rights organizations gathered to host actions across the country in the Communities Not Cages national Day of Action. This national Day of Action was coordinated to demand that President Biden shut down all detention centers, reunite currently detained people with their families and community, and stop […]

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