ILW.COM - the immigration portal Immigration Daily

Home Page


Immigration Daily

Archives

Processing times

Immigration forms

Discussion board

Resources

Blogs

Twitter feed

Immigrant Nation

Attorney2Attorney

CLE Workshops

Immigration books

Advertise on ILW

VIP Network

EB-5

移民日报

About ILW.COM

Connect to us

Make us Homepage

Questions/Comments


SUBSCRIBE

Immigration Daily

 




The leading
immigration law
publisher - over
50000 pages of
free information!
Copyright
1995-
ILW.COM,
American
Immigration LLC.

View RSS Feed

Matthew Kolken on Deportation And Removal

description

  1. Transgender Women Abused in Immigration Detention Face Sexual Assault and Torture

    by , 03-24-2016 at 09:34 AM (Matthew Kolken on Deportation And Removal)
    Human Rights Watch has issued a report entitled ‘Do You See How Much I’m Suffering Here?’: Abuse against Transgender Women in US Immigration Detention.” The report documents 28 cases of transgender women held by the Obama administration in deportation jails between 2011 and 2015. More than half of the transgender women were detained in all men facilities where they were isolated in solitary confinement, allegedly for their own protection, resulting in additional trauma and psychological torture.



    Follow Matthew Kolken on Twitter @mkolken.

    Updated 03-24-2016 at 10:17 AM by MKolken

  2. ICE Stonewalling Release of Records Relating to Alleged Sexual Assault of Immigrants

    by , 08-21-2015 at 09:14 AM (Matthew Kolken on Deportation And Removal)
    Courthouse News Service reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement has stonewalled the release records relating to the alleged sexual assault of refugee mothers held in private, for profit deportation internment camps located in Texas. A lawsuit was filed last week in Federal Court by the Refugee Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), of San Antonio due to a "long overdue" delay in responding to a FOIA request filed in April. RAICES is attempting to obtain a blueprint of the Karnes County Residential Detention Center laundry room, where it has been alleged that immigrant mothers were sexually assaulted by guards. There is video evidence of two guards having sexual relations with immigrant detainees in a laundry room.

    RAICES alleges that the Obama administration used "strong-arm tactics" against immigrant mothers held in custody to coerce favorable responses that would form the basis of a report that no sexual abuse occurred. RAICES also claims that the administration has a history of creating "intentionally falsified" records.

    Click here for more information.
Put Free Immigration Law Headlines On Your Website

Immigration Daily: the news source for legal professionals. Free! Join 35000+ readers Enter your email address here: