Posts Tagged ‘ice’

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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Palantir Played Key Role in Arresting Families for Deportation, Document Shows

May 2nd, 2019

The data-mining firm Palantir played a key role in federal immigration efforts to target and arrest family members of children crossing the border alone, a new document released this week shows. The document, which details the efforts of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents to prosecute and arrest parents and sponsors of immigrant children, contradicts claims […]

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Undocumented Activist Targeted by ICE Asks Immigration Judge to Throw Out Case Based on First Amendment

March 13th, 2018

Maru Mora-Villalpando, a Washington-based organizer facing her first immigration court date, files Motion to Terminate her deportation proceedings, citing First Amendment violations.

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National Lawsuit Seeks to Expose Secrecy of Immigration Raids

November 13th, 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Immigrant and civil rights groups around the country file lawsuit after ICE fails to disclose information regarding recent mass raids and threats of mass raids. Groups also highlight abuse of ICE agents and current harsh immigration enforcement tactics through coordinated events. Click here to read the lawsuit (Washington D.C) — Organizations around the country are […]

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Five Things the ‘Safe City’ Raids Can Teach Us About the New Era of Enforcement

October 3rd, 2017

In an era where any contact with local law enforcement becomes an opportunity to detain, deport, and incarcerate, highlighting the role of local governments in creating real sanctuaries and pushing back against criminalization is key.

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After Health Care Loss, Trump Goes to Long Island to Beat Up on Immigrants

July 28th, 2017

“At a time when the administration is trying to defund health care, PBS, or almost all other government agencies over their supposed costs, it’s ridiculous to see it also trying to inflate ICE’s payroll.”

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