Death of Brazilian Migrant in ICE Custody Predictable and Preventable Result of ICE and CoreCivic Abuse, Neglect and Dangerous Conditions at Torrance County Detention Facility
CW: fatal suicide. Kesley Vial, a young man from Brazil, died of a fatal suicide attempt that occurred on August 17 while in ICE custody at the Torrance County Detention Facility (TCDF).
Rights Groups File Complaint, Request Investigation Into Retaliatory Assault, Harassment and Due Process Violations Against Detained Migrants by Staff at Folkston ICE Processing Center
“We’re calling on the government to investigate these violations and to ensure that those directly impacted by them are truly part of that investigation.”
Rights Groups Continue to Demand ICE, GEO Group Investigate Abuse & Retaliation Against Detained Migrants at Folkston ICE Processing Center While Private Prison Guards Commit New Violent Assault
While detained migrants and rights groups have pressured ICE to begin the process of complying with some of their demands, guards assault another detained man
Innovation Law Lab Reacts to Supreme Court Decision Allowing Biden Administration to Terminate the Cruel & Unlawful Remain in Mexico Policy, Continues the Fight to Defend Asylum
The Biden administration must take bold, swift action to fulfill its campaign promise and fully end Remain in Mexico – and other restrictions on the lawful right to seek asylum.
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Rights Groups Deliver Demand Letter to ICE, GEO Group over Abuse & Retaliation Against Detained Migrants at Folkston ICE Processing Center
On June 16, advocacy groups sent a formal demand letter to ICE and GEO Group at Folkston ICE Processing Center to request immediate redress of abusive and retaliatory tactics at the immigration detention center in rural Georgia.
Advocacy group sues ICE to obtain records relating to dangerous conditions at Torrance County Detention Facility
Innovation Law Lab is urgently seeking agency records that relate to ICE’s defiance of the DHS OIG recommendations at Torrance County Detention Facility, as well as any efforts taken by the agency to remedy the dangerous conditions documented by the DHS OIG.