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September 21, 2020

Blog Post

FILED: New FOIA requests info on Thomson Reuters, RELX Group contracts with ICE Last week, Mijente, the Immigrant Defense Project (IDP), CUNY Law School’s Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic (HRGJ), and the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to...
CCR Blog
September 18, 2020

Blog Post

On September 14th, Dawn Wooten—a nurse working at a Georgia ICE detention center— blew the whistle on the conditions within the privately-operated Irwin County facility: many of the immigrants forcibly detained in the center are experiencing inhumane living conditions, a lack of protections against...
CCR Blog
September 18, 2020

CCR in the News

...Así lo revelan correos electrónicos obtenidos bajo la Ley de Libertad de Información (FOIA) por la organización Make the Road New York y el Center for Constitutional Rights fechados entre el 14 y 26 de marzo de 2018, donde se establecen bonos por $8,750 dólares –de una bolsa de $66,593 dólares–...
September 16, 2020

CCR in the News

...In the absence of photographs, comics and the graphic novel format have the power to make people and places come to life. “You’re seeing the faces of the people who are in the stories,” Mirk says. “You’re seeing their clothes, you’re seeing where they live.” Such images, Mirk explains, can build...
September 16, 2020

CCR in the News

...Meanwhile, the ACLU has filed more than 40 lawsuits nationwide to force immigration authorities to release people at risk of serious illness from the disease. Other organizations, such as the Center for Constitutional Rights , have also sued. Nearly 5,500 people in ICE custody nationwide have...

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