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.
Ilyas Muradi, a 30-year-old longtime U.S. resident from Afghanistan, has spent the better part of four months in a solitary detention cell in an immigration center in Texas. He says it’s like waking up in a nightmare.
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.
Locked for weeks or months in isolation cells, mentally ill and other vulnerable detainees from around the world are plagued by anxiety, anger, depression and suicidal impulses.