By relying on the free work of the detainees, the plaintiffs’ attorneys argued, GEO Group maintains its entire facility with just one janitor on the payroll. They claim the company violated the forced labor provision of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act.
The Trump administration’s campaign of hate and mass expulsion targeting immigrants is being met with sustained resistance by the very communities caught in the crosshairs. Anticipating an ongoing escalation of deportations, activists are fighting to expand the sanctuary movement, calling for protection of all communities targeted by the Trump administration.
Nearly 200 people across Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina were arrested this week during immigration raids, according to a preliminary tally provided by ICE’s Atlanta field office. In the Los Angeles area, more than 150 arrests were made in a weeklong operation, ICE officials said.
A federal judge has ruled that families held in immigration detention facilities must be released after finding that their detention was in serious violation of an earlier court settlement.
By Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times NEW YORK — East Coast residents sick of a long, snowy winter reveled in warmer temperatures that reached 45 degrees in some areas — until they realized the sky was falling. Well, not the sky, precisely, but it may have seemed that way: Chunks of ice that had accumulated […]