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Immigration detention centers
Immigration detention centers news and analysis from The Nation
December 28, 2017
Why Numbers Alone Obscure the Real Deportation Story
The total number of deportations is down under Trump, but don’t confuse that with leniency.
December 19, 2017
How a Group of Immigration Attorneys Stopped a Deportation Flight to Cambodia
ICE is seeking to deport Cambodian Americans at unprecedented speed.
December 14, 2017
Under Trump, the Private-Prison Boom Shows No Sign of Slowing
A conversation with Lauren-Brooke Eisen on her new book on private prisons and the long shadow of mass incarceration.
December 12, 2017
An HIV-Positive Gay Asylum Seeker Staged a 7-Day Hunger Strike in an ICE Detention Facility
Protesting prolonged detention, substandard medical care, and parole denial, Jesus Rodriguez Mendoza may soon stop eating again.
November 23, 2017
A Growing Lawyer ‘Army’ Is Banding Together to Protect Immigrants
Immigrants with attorneys are four times more likely to be released from detention.
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November 21, 2017
Anatomy of an Abduction: The Deportation of Cambodian American Refugees
Cambodians displaced by American bombs are being sent back to a country they barely know.
October 30, 2017
We Are All Refugees: A Conversation With Mohsin Hamid
is about the many migrations that humans undergo. Its author finds universality and hope in that.
Caitlin L. Chandler
October 18, 2017
A Look Inside Our Abusive Immigrant Prisons
Each year, the US government locks up roughly 440,000 immigrants in over 200 immigrant prisons.
October 18, 2017
Prosecutors Are Banding Together to Prevent Criminal-Justice Reform
A new investigation shows that DA associations are thwarting changes to the death penalty, sentencing, and more.
October 12, 2017
Pregnant Immigrants Say They’ve Been Denied Medical Care in Detention Centers
A complaint alleges ICE is violating its own guidelines for the treatment of pregnant asylum-seekers.