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 ReleaseOctober 31, 2018
- ReportFebruary 24, 2016
Civil Rights Groups Sue President Trump and ICE for Jailing Immigrants in Inhumane, Unconstitutional Conditions in Federal PrisonNews/Press ReleaseAugust 1, 2018
- Blog Post - Speak FreelyAugust 1, 2018
- ReportJune 20, 2018
- Legal DocumentAugust 1, 2018