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July 16, 2020 - 11:11 pm
ICE continues to transfer immigrant detainees despite Covid-19 surges
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AP News
August 29, 2019 - 1:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Oversight and Reform Committee is objecting to the Trump administration's decision to block committee staffers from conducting additional visits at 11 border detention facilities after visits last week revealed serious problems. The committee chairman, Democratic Rep...
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August 26, 2019 - 2:18 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Nineteen states are suing over the Trump administration's effort to alter a federal agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Monday the rule change puts children at risk. He's leading the...
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AP News
August 23, 2019 - 2:29 pm
By GENE JOHNSON Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — The Trump administration is opposing Washington state's effort to make a privately run, for-profit immigration detention center pay detainees minimum wage for the work they do. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued The GEO Group in 2017,...
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July 12, 2018 - 2:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in Congress are introducing legislation to abolish the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency. The bill from Wisconsin Rep. Mark Pocan, a Democratic leader of the progressive caucus, would give Congress a year to develop a more "humane immigration enforcement system...
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June 22, 2018 - 4:21 pm
By MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Virginia's two Democratic senators asked the Trump administration Friday for answers about operations at a juvenile detention facility in the state where immigrant children said they were bound, beaten and isolated in solitary confinement...
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