Monday, September 21, 2020

5 Reasons to End Immigrant Detention: New Policy Brief by NIJC

This month the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) released a policy brief summarizing five reasons to end immigrant detention. The report contains a wealth of information, data, and history regarding harmful detention practices. For example, the authors track the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in ICE custody in the below graphic. Check out the report for additional analysis.

Shaded  line graph showing steady upward trajectory of number of COVID-19 cases total in ICE detention from March to September 2020


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