We at the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition are heartbroken to share that Mr. James Hill, who was detained in ICE custody at Farmville Detention Center, passed away from COVID-19 yesterday. We are devastated as we think of his family, who was looking forward to being reunited with him this summer after a long time apart.
Every Thursday morning, I sit down to my computer and log on to Zoom calls with minors at ORR detention facilities in Maryland. I normally start the meetings with a simple question, “How are you doing right now?”
BALTIMORE — A federal court has ruled the Trump administration must provide fair hearings for people in immigration detention and requires the government to justify detention at a bond hearing. The ruling also requires immigration judges to consider people’s financial circumstances when setting bond amounts and forms of release.
All three petitioners in lawsuit from The National Immigration Project, CAIR Coalition, the ACLU, and the ACLU of Maryland have now been released due to their high risk of serious illness or death because of COVID-19
The National Immigration Project, CAIR Coalition, the ACLU, and the ACLU of Maryland asked court for emergency decision to release individuals most susceptible to serious illness or death due to disease