ACLU Reports on Immigration Detention

Prisoners of Profit: Immigrants and Detention in Georgia (ACLU of Georgia 2012): a comprehensive report on conditions of detention for immigrants in Georgia.

In Their Own Words: Enduring Abuse in Arizona Immigration Detention Centers (ACLU of Arizona 2011): a comprehensive report documenting the experiences of immigrants detained by the federal government in Arizona.

Outsourcing Responsibility: The Human Cost of Privatized Immigration Detention in Otero County (ACLU of New Mexico Regional Center for Border Rights, 2011): a report detailing the inhumane detention practices in the Otero County Processing Center in Chaparral, New Mexico.

Voices from Varick: Detainee Grievances at New York City’s Only Federal Immigration Detention Facility (NYCLU 2010): a report analyzing one year of grievances filed by immigration detainees housed in the former Varick Federal Detention Facility in New York City, New York.

Detention and Deportation in the Age of ICE (ACLU of Massachusetts, 2008): a report tracking the experience of 40 detained persons through the detention system in Massachusetts to illustrate how the government tramples on fundamental rights.


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