Day: February 12, 2020

NEW YORK, NY  - JULY 12: Hundreds of people gather in lower Manhattan for a "Lights for Liberty" protest against migrant detention camps and the impending raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) this coming weekend in various cities on July 12, 2019 in New York City. Fear is increasing in many immigrant neighborhoods as ICE is scheduled to begin rounding up illegal immigrants in cities across the nation starting on Sunday. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

ICE quits using Louisiana jail criticized in reports for abusive tactics against detainees

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has stopped using a Louisiana jail to hold their detainees since Mother Jones’ August report revealing that officials there had beaten and pepper-sprayed a number of asylum-seekers who were protesting their ongoing jailing. “The Nakamoto Group, the company ICE pays to inspect detention centers, concluded in a December report that force was used against at least […]

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