Anthony Miranda wrote to us frequently about life at Northwest Detention Center, and his feelings of despair. Now deported, Anthony's poem conveys his emotional strength and determination to survive.
ICE will not be renewing its contract with CoreCivic for the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center, leaving people detained there facing an uncertain future.
"The hardest part of the waiting for K was the not knowing, the fear of missing something that would help her case to stand out. It felt like we were flailing most of the time."
"He’s resilient and positive. He’s done his time, and he needs to be pardoned.”
A journalist turned immigration reporter talks about the political history of using criminal justice debases to target undocumented immigrants.
"Tratan o intentan golpearte, tratan provocarte, tratan humillarte más fuerte. Dicen que deberían estar muertes en tu país--cosas feas, cosas que no te imaginas."
"They try to beat you, to provoke you, to humiliate you. They tell you that you should die in your own country—horrible things, things that you could never imagine."
A nonpartisan organization discovers the Executive Office of Immigration Review has been removing or deleting data related to applications for relief and other records.
Jonathan, a gay man who fled El Salvador after being sexually assaulted by the police, fears his final pleas for asylum will be denied.