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  • RELEASE: ICE Plans to Transfer Transgender Women to For-Profit Prison Already Abusing People with Disabilities & Asylum-Seekers
    For Immediate ReleaseJuly 6, 2015Contact: Olga Tomchin, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. #FreeAdelanto4: 
LGBTQ & Immigrant Rights Groups React to ICE Announcement of Plans to Transfer Transgender Women to For-Profit Immigration Prison Already Abusing People with Disabilities and Asylum-Seekers Los Angeles, CA—Days after a coalition of immigrant rights groups launched a campaign exposing abuses…
    Written on Monday, 06 July 2015 08:32
  • Texas Sheriff's Statement Raises Alarms About New Deportation Program
    For Immediate ReleaseJuly 3, 2015Contact: SG Sarmiento, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Texas Sheriff's Statement Raises Alarms About New Deportation Program "All they did was change the name" says Travis County Sheriff Austin, Texas--According to Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton, the new Priority Enforcement Program (PEP), which replaced the failed Secure Communities deportation program,…
    Written on Friday, 03 July 2015 07:22
  • Immigrants Serenade Outside Fed Detention Facility in Houston, Demand "ICE Out Of Harris County"
    For Immediate Release June 29, 2015
Contact: SG Sarmiento, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. // Martha Ojeda, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Immigrants Serenade Outside Fed Detention Facility in Houston, Demand "ICE Out of Harris County" "Harris County Sheriff Hickman must define whether he will continue this deportation agenda, or take the first, necessary step to build trust with the…
    Written on Monday, 29 June 2015 16:32
  • Local and National Musicians, Advocates Gather Outside Etowah Jail to Serenade Detainees
    For Immediate Release: June 17, 2015Contact: Jessica Vosburgh: 203.415.8368, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. LOCAL AND NATIONAL MUSICIANS, ADVOCATES GATHER OUTSIDE ETOWAH JAIL TO SERENADE DETAINEES IN CELEBRATION OF FATHER’S DAYConcert is part of Chant Down the Walls series outside of immigration detention centers GADSDEN, Alabama — This Saturday afternoon musicians, artists, advocates, and…
    Written on Wednesday, 17 June 2015 13:35
  • RELEASE: Civil Rts Groups Slam Latest DHS Deportation Program; Demand DHS Discontinue Unlawful Detention Requests
    For Immediate ReleaseJune 17, 2015Contact: SG Sarmiento, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Civil Rights Organizations Slam DHS's Latest Deportation Program; Call on DHS to Discontinue Use of Unlawful Detention Requests Replacement for Discredited "Secure Communities" Program Suffers From Serious Legal Flaws that Expose DHS and Cooperating Law Enforcement Agencies to Liability Wednesday, June 16,…
    Written on Wednesday, 17 June 2015 07:24
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