Monday, June 24, 2019

Solitary Voices: A Series on the Solitary Confinement of Immigrants

Solitary Voices is a new series on solitary confinement of immigrants recently launched by a team of investigative journalists from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, The Intercept, NBC News, and other outlets. The series, which includes videos and data analysis, can serve as a teaching and advocacy tool.

The investigation profiles immigrants held in solitary and a  whistleblower at DHS. The journalists analyzed and synthesized thousands of pages of records obtained on immigrants detained in solitary by ICE. The results of one of the clinic FOIAs are also cited). Based on this reporting, members of Congress are calling for hearings and demanding information.


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