From CBS News An immigrant in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody died of coronavirus complications on Sunday while waiting to voluntarily depart to his native Guatemala, becoming the agency’s second detainee to die from the virus. The 34-year-old immigrant, Santiago Baten-Oxlag, died at a hospital in Columbus, Georgia after being transferred there from the […]

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From CBS News U.S. immigration authorities said in a court filing late Friday that one of the main reasons detained migrant children were not released this week as part of an order by a federal judge is because their parents did not agree to be separated from them. In the filing, U.S. Immigration and Customs […]

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The Trump administration has begun implementing a 2005 law after years of pushback inside the agency.

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From The Wall Street Journal As coronavirus infections surge in the nation’s immigration jails, the number is highest at a low-slung lockup surrounded by barbed wire sitting just a few miles from the Mexican border in California. As of Wednesday, 94 detainees and eight Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees at the Otay Mesa Detention Center […]

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Opinion from the New York Daily News Every night at 7 p.m. in New York City, we clap and make noise for essential and frontline workers. In 2017, more than 15% of the health-care labor force were immigrants, and a larger percentage are home health aides, cleaning and support staff, yet immigrant communities continue to […]

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From CBS News A federal judge in California on Monday ordered U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to actively and rapidly review the cases of all detained immigrants at increased risk of severe illness or death if they contract the coronavirus and determine whether they should be released. Judge Jesus Bernal of the U.S. District Court […]

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Virus Unleashes Terror in a Troubled ICE Detention Center

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