detention

immigration

This Group of Women Ended ICE Detention in Atlanta

“It was driven by a such a diverse group of women … committed to justice and human rights. When it comes to moral issues, women are quite frankly so much more courageous than men.”
Kimberly Lawson
9.14.18
Know Your Rights

What to Do if ICE Comes to Your Door

New videos from Brooklyn Defender Services and the ACLU offer guidance on worst-case scenarios for undocumented people.
Sonja Sharp
3.27.18
HORROR

Even the Bleakest Horror Games End More Hopefully than 'Detention' Does

'Detention' deals in powerlessness and historical foundation to serve up truly bleak horror.
Gino Grieco
1.3.18
immigration

Finally, Mentally Ill Immigrants Are Getting Access to Lawyers

A new federal program is actually providing legal aid to some people in detention under Donald Trump.
Christie Thompson
7.6.17
mental health

When Suicide Happens at Immigration Detention Centers, Who Is to Blame?

According to a recent report, serious lapses in mental health care at immigration detention centers across the US has led to premature and preventable deaths.
Annamarya Scaccia
5.26.17
guantanamo bay

What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Gitmo: Games

Games and the Guantánamo Bay detention facility have a long, contentious history.
Muira McCammon
12.12.16
Australia

Refugees At Australian Detention Center Rely on WhatsApp and Smuggled Phones

Phones are banned and workers are blocked from exposing the conditions.
Madison Margolin
8.22.16
News

Riots Erupt at an Australian Detention Center Over a Refugee's Death

Guards at the Christmas Island detention center have reportedly abandoned their posts as a fire burns and detainees tear down fences.
Wendy Syfret
11.9.15
News

Proposed Tightening of Australian Asylum Seeker Laws Could Impact Thousands

"The Bill, if it becomes law, could deny protection to people fleeing war zones because the danger they face is 'generalized,' not personal."
Paul Gregoire
10.28.15
Music

Incarcerated and In Tune: Some Australian Prisoners Have Made a Musical

It's dark, but not persistently so. It's sometimes funny, but there's nothing laughable about it.
Girard Dorney
9.13.15
Stuff

Why Was it So Hard For Us To Help the Syrian Refugees?

We eventually did the right thing, but with a profound reluctance that will not be forgotten.
Lee Zachariah
9.11.15
Stuff

What Can Donald Trumps’s Immigration Policy Learn from Australia?

If anyone knows whether The Donald's border plans are crazy enough to work, it's Australia.
Lee Zachariah
8.21.15
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