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March 21, 2016

A for-profit prison operator has denied immigrant detainees access to attorneys at the Stewart Detention Center in Georgia, one of the nation’s largest immigrant detention centers, the SPLC and a coalition of civil rights activists and legal experts told government officials today.

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January 28, 2016

The federal government has engaged in a needlessly aggressive – and potentially unconstitutional – act against immigrants with recent raids in Atlanta and elsewhere that targeted women and children from Central America, according to a report released today by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR).

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January 28, 2016

This report features stories from women swept up in the Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids that began on Jan. 2, 2016. The report by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights found that the federal government has engaged in a needlessly aggressive – and potentially unconstitutional – act against immigrants with these home raids that targeted women and children from Central America.

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January 07, 2016

Federal immigration raids in Georgia, Texas and North Carolina over the past weekend raise serious questions about whether federal agents violated constitutional standards or used illegal tactics to detain immigrant families seeking safety in the United States.

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