Detention

Jails Fargo Flyer for Distribution

Jails Fargo Image

Print Me! Hand Me Out! 

Folks working on the Jails Fargo campaign are invited to download, print and distribute this flyer! 

A Guide for Immigrants Detained in Colorado

This guide is designed to help immigrants who are detained and their friends and family members navigate the detention system in Colorado. 

Milca's testimony

The testimony Milca Kouame presented June 12 at the Congressional Briefing on the impact current detention and deportation polices are having on her family.

Madjoma testimony

The testimony Madjoma Cisse presented June 12 at the Congressional Briefing on the impact current detention and deportation polices are having on her family.

Freed but not free

Background & the Need for this Project

Reform Alternatives to Immigrant Detention

As the nation celebrates its independence, a new report serves as a chilling reminder of the unnecessary restrictions placed on the liberty of thousands of immigrants each day. Freed but not Free: A Report Examining the Current Use of Alternatives to Immigration Detention is the first report focused on shedding light on the flaws, inconsistencies, and human impact of current Alternative to Detention (ATD) programs in New Jersey and nationally.

Panel and Town Hall Discussioin: Ten Years of Guantanamo Detention and Torture

Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Marking 10 years of Guantánamo: Seeking Accountability for Torture & Unjust U.S. Detentions -- featuring

Vincent Warren, Executive Director, Center for Constitutional Rights

Almerindo Ojeda, principal investigator for the Guantánamo Testimonials Project at UC Davis

James A. Nickovich, attorney representing men detained at Guantanamo before federal courts and military commissions

A Lifeline for Immigrant Detainees

An AFSC intern reflects on his recent visit to the Immigration Detention Center in Elizabeth, NJ, where AFSC provides free legal assistance to detainees.

Elizabeth Detention Center

The Elizabeth Detention Center, run by Corrections Corporation of America, Elizabeth, New Jersey

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