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#FreeLuis

Update: Luis has been granted a minimum bond at his hearing on January 17th and is being released today! UC Berkeley student Luis Mora spent over two weeks in immigration detention in San Diego’s for-profit Otay Mesa facility. He was arrested for overstaying his student visa, and describes his

Miguel Williamson Has Been Taken Back Into ICE Custody in Retaliation

Please Contribute to his Urgent Legal Fees Fund Miguel Williamson was detained in immigration detention for years at the Etowah County Detention Center, among other facilities. In May 2014, Williamson suffered a massive heart attack that led to double kidney failure. Mr. Williamson was in the custody of Immigration and

California Signs Dignity Not Detention Act Into Law

The Act will Bring Needed Accountability to Private Immigration Prisons Photo Credit: CIVIC ***October 5, 2017 ***— Today, Governor Brown signed SB 29, the Dignity Not Detention Act, into law, effectively freezing the growth of private, for-profit immigration detention facilities in the state of California. The bill also prohibits cities or