Malex' poems depict both despair and quiet acceptance at the thought of death while in detention.
FFI's report clearly demonstrates that actions deliberately taken by ICE are helping to spread the virus both inside and outside detention facilities.
A man calls from the IAH Detention Facility in TX with reports of crowded conditions, no social distancing - and people suffering from fevers and coughs.
Had Santiago Baten-Oxlaj, who was granted voluntary departure 2 months ago, been quickly released, he might still be alive today.
Now is the time to act and be on the right side of history. We must free detained and incarcerated people in Georgia before it is too late.
Will the COVID-19 pandemic be the catalyst for overhauling the systemic torture of immigration detention? Melanie Pino-Elliott isn't so sure.
Óscar López Acosta, who tested positive for COVID-19, died in Ohio on May 10th just 2 weeks after being released from ICE custody. The Morrow County Jail, where Acosta was detained for 18 months, now has 47 cases of the virus.
FFI's third report on the impact of COVID-19 in detention facilities contains deeply disturbing information about the rapid spread of the virus - and ICE's irresponsible and dangerous responses.
The debacle of the zero-tolerance policy and the botched response from HHS resulted in untold damage among families and caused immeasurable trauma to thousands of children.