Legal Aid Society

News Archive for "ICE"

Showing 1 — -1 of 33.
News

Immigration Advocates Decry Reckless Transfers From ICE Detention

Immigrants detained by ICE in Orange County have been moved to unknown locations without notice to their families for legal counsel.
Read More
News

NYIFUP, Immigrants Detail Inhumane Conditions, Abuses in ICE Detention

Advocates are demanding the release of individuals at the Orange County Correctional Facility, where widespread issues with staff are creating a dangerous environment.
Read More
News

Immigrants Stage Hunger Strike in Protest of Treatment in ICE Detention

Advocates are calling on ICE to release those held in Orange County Jail, where widespread issues with staff are creating a dangerous environment, according to the New York Daily News.
Read More
News

NYIFUP Clients Report COVID-19 Outbreak in ICE Detention

Clients say at least 50 people are reportedly symptomatic and jail officials have failed to provide access to vaccination or take appropriate quarantine measures, as reported by City Limits.
Read More
News

LAS: Clients Must Be Released as ICE Exits New Jersey

Advocates are calling on ICE to release individuals rather than transfer them out of state, away from their families, counsel, and communities, as reported by the New Jersey Monitor.
Read More
News

Advocates Demand Release, Not Transfer as ICE Detention in Hudson County Closes

ICE retains the discretion to release immigrants rather than transfer them to other facilities, away from their families, counsel, and communities, according to the Hudson County View.
Read More
News

LAS Calls on Governor Murphy to Sign Bill Ending ICE Contracts

The Governor has had the bill since June, but his inaction has already resulted in at least one ICE facility receiving an extended contract, as reported by NJ Spotlight News.
Read More
News

LAS Decries New Transfers of Immigrant Clients From ICE Detention in New Jersey

An unspecified number of individuals were transferred over the weekend, according to Spotlight News NJ.
Read More
News

Op-Ed: ICE Must End Local Transfers, Release Detained Immigrants

Attorney's with The Legal Aid Society's Immigration Law Unit penned an op-ed for City Limits decrying the sudden transfer of detained clients.
Read More
News

NYIFUP Decries Potential Mass Transfer of Detained Immigrants

Immigration advocates are calling on ICE to cease the sudden transfers and release those in custody, according to NJ Spotlight News.
Read More