CALIFORNIA: State Issues Ban On Private Prisons

Photo: Adelanto Detention Center in California, one of the private facilities used by ICE in California to detain immigrants By Felipe Vera Assembly Bill 32 (AB 32), which passed in the California State Assembly on September 11, will go into effect next early next year, banning private prisons and four Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers in California by 2028. While the bill still needs … Continue reading CALIFORNIA: State Issues Ban On Private Prisons

Tennessee: ICE Dispara a un Inmigrante Indocumentado en un Intento de Arresto

Foto: Los agujeros de bala son visibles en el parabrisas de la camioneta blanca conducida por el inmigrante indocumentado que recibió un disparo de ICE la semana pasada. Este artículo es una traducción. Por Ulrike Salazar Un agente de ICE le disparó a un inmigrante indocumentado por conducir presuntamente hacia él el 5 de septiembre en Antioch, Tennessee. A pesar de las acusaciones, el inmigrante … Continue reading Tennessee: ICE Dispara a un Inmigrante Indocumentado en un Intento de Arresto

Houston: ICE Detiene a un Activista que los Invitó al Ayuntamiento

Foto: Conferencia de prensa después de la detención del activista Ronald Gramajo por parte de ICE Este artículo es una traducción. Por Elena Guerrero El 5 de septiembre, el inmigrante y activista guatemalteco Ronald Gramajo fue detenido por el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) en su camino al trabajo, tres semanas después de haber invitado a los agentes de ICE a un … Continue reading Houston: ICE Detiene a un Activista que los Invitó al Ayuntamiento

PHOENIX: El FBI Espía los Activistas de Inmigración

Foto: Manifestantes en Phoenix bloquean una calle cerca de la oficina local de ICE antes de las redadas nacionales en julio. Este artículo es una traducción. Por Ginés Documentos recientemente divulgados muestran que una rama de la Oficina Federal de Investigaciones (el FBI en inglés) en Phoenix, Arizona está observando activistas de inmigración y los ha observado desde el ocho de mayo, 2018. Los activistas … Continue reading PHOENIX: El FBI Espía los Activistas de Inmigración

HOUSTON: ICE Detains Activist Who Invited Them to Town Hall

Photo: Press conference after activist Ronald Gramajo’s detention by ICE. By Jennifer Kelly On September 5, Guatemalan immigrant and activist Ronald Gramajo was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on his way to work, three weeks after he had invited ICE agents to a town hall organized by city council candidate Nelvin Adriatico. The meeting was intended to assuage the fears of the immigrant … Continue reading HOUSTON: ICE Detains Activist Who Invited Them to Town Hall

TENNESSEE: ICE Shoots Undocumented Immigrant in Attempted Arrest

Photo: Bullet holes are visible in the windshield of the white van driven by the undocumented immigrant who was shot by ICE last week. By Ulrike Salazar An ICE agent shot an undocumented immigrant for allegedly driving toward him on September 5 in Antioch, Tennessee. Despite the allegations, the undocumented immigrant was not charged, calling into question the authenticity of the agent’s allegations. The 39-year-old undocumented … Continue reading TENNESSEE: ICE Shoots Undocumented Immigrant in Attempted Arrest

PHOENIX: FBI Spies on Immigration Activists

Photo: Protesters in Phoenix block a street near the local ICE office ahead of threatened national ICE raids in July. By Nélida Tello Newly-disclosed documents show that the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) branch in Phoenix, Arizona is monitoring immigration activists and has been doing so since May 8, 2018. The activists and organizations under surveillance have been targeted for “monitoring various US Border Patrol … Continue reading PHOENIX: FBI Spies on Immigration Activists