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August 22, 2017

Detainees at a privately operated immigrant detention center in Folkston, Georgia, are routinely denied access to its law library – a violation of their constitutional rights that must be immediately corrected, the SPLC and Ericka Curran, a clinical law professor, said in a letter sent to the warden and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials today.

August 08, 2017

Some judges at the Stewart Immigration Court in Georgia routinely break the rules of professional conduct and continue to violate the constitutional rights of detainees – failures that require action, including the possible removal of one judge from the bench, according to a complaint the SPLC lodged with the U.S. Justice Department’s Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today.

July 13, 2017

The policies and procedures at a private, for-profit immigrant detention center in Georgia are violating the due process rights of detainees by forcing them to wait hours to see their attorneys in one of only three meeting rooms at the facility that can house 1,900 detainees, the Southern Poverty Law Center told Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the facility’s operator CoreCivic in a letter sent today.