Immigration Detention Conditions
Despite the explosive growth in immigration detention in recent years, there are no regulations or enforceable standards regarding detention conditions, including medical treatment, mental health care, religious services, transfers, and access to telephones, free legal services, and library materials. In fact, the vast majority of detainees never receive legal representation, which makes it more difficult not only to succeed in adversarial immigration proceedings, but also to complain about substandard treatment.
- News/Press ReleaseApril 10, 2018
- Blog Post - Speak FreelySeptember 26, 2017
- Blog Post - Speak FreelyAugust 31, 2017
- ReportFebruary 24, 2016
- Blog Post - Speak FreelyMay 27, 2015
A Federal Judge Denounced the ‘Egregious Conditions’ of Border Patrol Holding Cells: Will Anything Change?Blog Post - Washington MarkupAugust 31, 2015