Courting Catastrophe: How ICE is Gambling with Immigrant Lives Amid a Global Pandemic, Setareh Ghandehari and Gabriela Viera with Silky Shah and Aimee Nichols, Detention Watch Network. Available in English and Spanish. Nine pages.
Detained and Exposed, The Center for Investigative Reporting’s podcast, Reveal. (53 minutes)
ICE Detainees Are Being Quarantined, Ken Klippenstein, The Nation: leaked document about the Department of Homeland Security’s COVID-19 response suggests that the crisis has made its way to border detention facilities.
Immediate Action Needed for people in NY Jails and Prisons, Darren Mack, Bard Prison Initiative blog. Mack is outreach ad alumni engagement coordinator at JustLeadershipUSA.
No Masks, Disinfectant or Soap. This Is Detention Amid a Pandemic, Kate Goldman, a Spanish-language interpreter working with asylum seekers, New York Times.
Social Distancing Is Not an Option for People in Prison and ICE Detention, Lornet Turnbull, Yes! Families recount painful conversations with loved ones inside detention centers and join advocates demanding action that detainees be protected against spread of the coronavirus.
Toolkit to Support Local Demands for Mass Release of People in ICE Custody, Detention Watch Network