U.S. Senator Dick Durbin has slammed the “rampant and unnecessary overuse of solitary confinement” at U.S. immigration detention centers.
U.S. immigration authorities were warned as early as May 2018 that it was placing detainees with serious mental health difficulties in solitary confinement for “shockingly” long periods.
I wanted to shed light on the future use of solitary confinement, but instead, I got a hefty envelope from a private law firm.
U.S. authorities have subjected immigrants to “horrific, inhumane, punitive, and unlawful conditions,” including extended and unwarranted isolation in solitary confinement cells.
In the first 15 months of the Trump administration, U.S. immigration authorities locked thousands of detainees in solitary confinement cells, some for months at a time.
United States Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has condemned the use of solitary confinement on immigrant detainees as “cruel and…
A scathing new report from a government watchdog has criticized US immigration authorities use of solitary confinement.
Why do immigrants get put in isolation? Here’s a short guide to what we learned about solitary confinement and its use by U.S. immigration officials.