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[7 Ottobre 2017 | No Comment | ]
Internal emails show ICE agents struggling to substantiate Trump’s lies about immigrants

by Alice Speri
Ottobre 4 2017
Courtesy of The Intercept
As hundreds of undocumented immigrants were rounded up across the country last February in the first mass raids of the Trump administration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials went out of their way to portray the people they detained as hardened criminals, instructing field offices to highlight the worst cases for the media and attempting to distract attention from the dozens of individuals who were apprehended despite having no criminal background at all.

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[25 Settembre 2017 | No Comment | ]
ICE Detention Center Exploits Immigration Detainees For Labor

by Jackie Wattles
Settembre 20, 2017
Courtesy CBS Philly
A privately-run detention center is exploiting immigrants by paying them a dollar a day, Washington State’s attorney general says.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Wednesday that he’s suing GEO Group, a private prison operator.
The suit alleges GEO Group uses immigration detainees to run “virtually all non-security functions” at its Northwest Detention Center (NWDC) in Tacoma, Washington — all while paying them next to nothing. Detainee responsibilities range from cooking and cleaning to painting.

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[22 Settembre 2017 | No Comment | ]
Law against encouraging illegal immigration could violate First Amendment

By Josh Gerstein
 September 21, 2017
Courtesy Politico
A federal law that makes it a crime to encourage or induce foreigners to enter or stay in the U.S. illegally may run afoul of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court suggested in an unusual order Monday.
A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel asked federal public defenders and immigrant rights groups to submit amicus briefs arguing that a San Jose, California, woman was improperly convicted because the law is vague or overbroad.

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[21 Settembre 2017 | No Comment | ]
Plainclothes Officers Arrested Immigrants at a Courthouse. Can They Do That?

by Maya Rhodan

Settembre 18, 2017

Courtesy of Time
Representatives of Immigration and Customs Enforcement say that the arrests of undocumented immigrants last week by plainclothes officers who did not identify themselves to bystanders outside a Brooklyn courthouse were allowed under current policy.
Under the Trump Administration, arrests at courthouses have become a common occurrence, much to the chagrin of immigration attorneys and immigrant rights advocates.