The private-run detention center wanted to increase capacity to 1800 beds.
A esta organización de base se unen otras y miembros de la comunidad que quieren que la instalación se cierre y se clausure definitivamente.
The grassroots organization is joined by others and members of the community who want the facility closed and decommissioned for good.
Meanwhile, trump's policies are separating families and killing children.
There is no limit to the cruelty.
Except Thousands Of Children Incarcerated By The U.S.
Against the accusations of activists and human rights organizations, Donald Trump's government has initiated an official procedure to withdraw from a judicial agreement that limited the government's ability to detain minors in prisons for immigrants.
Contra denuncias de activistas y organizaciones de derechos humanos, el gobierno de Donald Trump ha iniciado un procedimiento oficial para retirarse de un acuerdo judicial que limitaba la capacidad del gobierno de detener a menores de edad en prisiones para inmigrantes.
El polémico centro de detención de inmigrantes a las afueras de Filadelfia ha llegado a ser definido como una “cárcel para niños”.
The controversial immigrant detention center located outside of Philadelphia has been called a “prison for children.”
The Salvadoran immigrant who reported sexual abuse in a detention center in Texas has been released after a three-month campaign in her favor.
La inmigrante salvadoreña que reportó abuso sexual en un centro de detención en Texas ha sido puesta en libertad después de una campaña de tres meses a su favor.
As part of an effort to curb prison violence, the leftist government has imposed a militarized administration in roughly half of Venezuela's penal institutions. US Vice President Mike Pence said Monday in Cartagena, Colombia, that Venezuela is a failed state that threatens the security and prosperity of the entire hemisphere.
The right to free legal advice usually given to criminals in the United States does not apply to detained immigrants with a deportation order.
The Venezuelan Penal Forum (FPV), a defender of human rights group, reported Tuesday that 22 of the 27 students from the Libertador Experimental Teaching University (UPEL), arrested in Aragua state and tried by a military court, will be sent to two prisons in other states of the country.
Rosenda Perez was freed on bail and will continue the legal process at home with her four Duarte children, who stayed home alone for over a month after their parents were detained by ICE agents in front of their house.
El pasado 23 de mayo, los padres de los hermanos Duarte, residentes en National City, CA, fueron detenidos por la Patrulla Fronteriza y desde entonces permanecen bajo custodia federal en espera de una audiencia ante un juez de inmigración.
The four Duarte siblings, residents in National City, California, denounced undercover federal immigration agents, in unmarked cars, showed up outside their home last Tuesday and arrested his parents, who are Mexican immigrants.
Report by Penn State Law documented the deplorable conditions and the failure to provide adequate medical care to detainees with health issues and warns Trump’s desire to expand capacity would make it worse.
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Donald Trump administration will send more immigration judges to detention centers on the border with Mexico and greater efforts will be made to punish undocumented migrants who reenter the country after being deported.
A new mobile app called Notifica will allow undocumented migrants to alert relatives, friends and attorneys if they become victims of immigration raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
The Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia held the official inauguration of the “Legal Defense Center” for Mexican immigrant rights within its offices, located at 111 South Independence Mall East,.
Given the new immigration measures announced by the United States government and President Trump, the President of Mexico instructed all of the Mexican Consulates in this country to become “authentic defenders of the rights of [Mexican] immigrants.”
About 750,000 undocumented immigrants live in the United States under the DACA program. 23,000 of them live in Pennsylvania. The increase of arrests and the petition of 10 'red' states for the Trump administration to eliminate this program have plagued this community with fear.
The exhibit honors the stories of unaccompanied immigrant youth, families, and young adults who fled their homes in Central America.
The contracts involve private prison companies that housed 92 percent of the 33,400 immigrants in detention in 2012.