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As people across the country are confined to their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, little attention has been given to a group of people whose health is in danger because they are locked away from the outside world – people in immigrant detention centers.

April 02, 2020
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April 17, 2018

CoreCivic, Inc., a private prison company under contract with Stewart County, Georgia, to house individuals detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), is forcing detained immigrants to work for as little as $1 a day to clean, cook, and maintain the detention center in a scheme to maximize profits, according to a class-action lawsuit the SPLC filed against the company today.

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April 06, 2018

The ICE raid in Tennessee on Thursday signals a return to the days of large-scale, militaristic workplace raids that needlessly shatter families, leave children without parents and send hard-working immigrants out of jobs and into the shadows.