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Immigration detention centers
Immigration detention centers news and analysis from The Nation
February 13, 2020
The Epidemic of Hunger Strikes in Immigrant Detention Centers
By one count, there have been 1,600 individuals participating in hunger strikes in the centers just since 2015. In one Louisiana center, three strikers are entering a dangerous phase.
February 4, 2020
Exclusive: Customs and Border Protection Gains an Extra Layer of Secrecy
By gaining a “security agency” designation, the border police can further shield themselves from public view.
January 21, 2020
Meet the Boy Scouts of the Border Patrol
The Border Patrol Explorers program offers training and mentorship—with a side of Trumpian ideology.
December 31, 2019
France’s Undocumented Migrants Are Fighting for Their Rights
In the face of Macron’s intensified repression, the
are marching in the streets and organizing in the workplace.
December 24, 2019
We Must Bear Witness to Trump’s Abuse of Refugees
The administration’s utter disregard for human life is happening in our name.
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December 13, 2019
ICE Is Everywhere, So Is Never Again Action
In coordinated actions this week, activists have rallied, marched, and engaged in civil disobedience as part of protests that spotlight ICE abuses.
December 12, 2019
The Greek Government’s Chaotic Plan for Relocating Migrants
Thousands are being moved from the camps on the islands—and into far-flung hotels, with little access to services.
December 12, 2019
The US Is Deporting Asylum Seekers to Random, Dangerous Countries
The move to offshore would-be asylees is a new low in the Trump administration’s war on immigrants.
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November 15, 2019
Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy Isn’t Just Cruel, It’s Illegal
As the administration continues its war on asylum seekers, a former asylum officer says forcing applicants to wait in Mexican camps violates international law.
November 13, 2019
The EU’s Shame Is Locked Away in Libya
Incarcerated refugees wrote on mattresses with tomato paste: “We condemn EU policy on innocent detainee refugees in Libya.”