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Judge Orders Release of Immigrant Children and Mothers From Detention

A federal judge ruled against the Obama administration’s current system of family detention late Friday, saying that it violated minimum requirements for conditions for children held in federal immigration custody, particularly provisions requiring that minors be placed in nonsecure facilities run by agencies licensed for child care.

A federal judge ruled against the Obama administration’s current system of family detention late Friday, saying that it violated minimum requirements for conditions for children held in federal immigration custody, particularly provisions requiring that minors be placed in nonsecure facilities ...

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Immigration officials to begin freeing more mothers and children from detention

In a small but heartening step toward ending the unjust practice of family detention in the US, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has announced that it’s releasing hundreds of migrant mothers and their children from detention centers. 

In a small but heartening step toward ending the unjust practice of family detention in the US, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has announced that it’s ...

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Photo of the Day: LGBTQ leaders released from prison

Yesterday, Maya posted about LGBTQ and immigrant rights leaders who blocked the intersection in front of a detention center in Santa Ana. The activists demand the release of an undocumented trans woman held in Santa Ana and, more broadly, an end to our country’s violent detention and deportation.

Yesterday, Maya posted about LGBTQ and immigrant rights leaders who blocked the intersection in front of a detention center in Santa Ana. The activists demand the release of an undocumented trans woman held in Santa Ana ...

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LGBTQ immigrant activists block road outside trans detention center

Several badass LGBTQ and immigrant rights leaders blocked the intersection in front of a detention center in Santa Ana today. They’re demanding an end to our abusive detention and deportation system, starting with the release of undocumented transgender women held within the facility.

Several badass LGBTQ and immigrant rights leaders blocked the intersection in front of a detention center in Santa Ana today. They’re demanding an end to our abusive detention

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Migrant mothers & kids held in solitary confinement as retaliation for hunger strike

The hunger strike by 78 mothers detained at the Karnes immigration detention center that we covered last week ended on Saturday — but not before detention officials locked up a few families, including young children, in solitary confinement.

The hunger strike by 78 mothers detained at the Karnes immigration detention center that we covered last week ended on Saturday — but not before detention officials locked up a few families, including young children, in solitary ...

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