ICE New Guidelines and Immigrants with Mental Health Disorders

ICE New Guidelines and Immigrants with Mental Health Disorders

By Linda Nwoke The effect of a pandemic such as COVID 19 often goes beyond medical and physiological changes. It leaves individuals and society with consequences beyond physical illness—resulting in mental and social repercussions. Psychological reactions such as increased anxiety, heightened stress level, outbursts, disruptive behavior, and stigma, to mention a few, can often go […]

A Leaked Video Exemplifies What Black Migrants Endure in US Detention Centers

A Leaked Video Exemplifies What Black Migrants Endure in US Detention Centers

By John Washington and José Olivares, Business Insider In the fall of 2020, Brandon was playing the FIFA 2020 video game in the rec room of the LaSalle Correctional Center in Louisiana, where he had been locked up for five months. A Salvadoran man, watching the action over Brandon’s shoulder, started joking around, covering Brandon’s […]

New Report Details Biden’s Broken Promises on Ending the Use of Private Prisons in Federal Incarceration and Immigration Detention

New Report Details Biden’s Broken Promises on Ending the Use of Private Prisons in Federal Incarceration and Immigration Detention

Washington, DC — The Biden administration has failed to deliver on the promise to end the use of private prisons in federal incarceration and immigration detention, according to “Broken Promises: Limits of Biden’s Executive Order on Private Prisons” a new report released today by Detention Watch Network and Project South. The report provides an overview […]