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That human connection means everything to them, and to me

by Susan Lange Photo by Jeremy Yap on Unsplash I have been a volunteer with the [Faithful Friends/Amigos Fieles]( immigration detention visitation program for the past four years. I have visited at the Sacramento Jail, the Yuba County Jail in Marysville, and the

I hope it shall be well one day. Thank you once again and Goodbye.

Adom, an asylum-seeker from Ghana, was detained for over a year in U.S. immigration detention and deported — without ever having a credible fear interview Photo Credit: Tina Shull This is Adom’s story, in letters sent from immigrant prisons in California, New Jersey, and Louisiana: I was put in

I am a Retired School Principal. In Short, We Are Buddies

Photo Credit: Matthias Zomer, Pexels *We all try to do huge things to end detention, but this, I think, represents the essence of visitation:* Re: Nixon Dear Judge Opaciuch, I have visited with Nixon as part of a volunteer visitation service at Krome since July 2015. I was born on

A Visit

by Barbara Woshinsky Photo credit: Cardenas Law Firm It is a beautiful Saturday morning in March, one of those unexpected gifts sent to South Florida from the North: temperature in the 60’s, low humidity; a perfect day for walking on the beach. But instead of heading east to Biscayne