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Detention center in Eloy has most COVID-19 cases of any ICE facility

La Palma Correctional Center, a privately run immigration detention center in Eloy, is facing an alarming spike in COVID-19 cases among immigration detainees.... Read more»

ICE 'cohorting' of Az detainees at risk of COVID-19 stirs controversy

98 immigrant detainees at the La Palma Correctional Center in Arizona have been “cohorted” together, due to their exposure to the facility’s first confirmed case of COVID-19.... Read more»

Coronavirus halts some immigration courts, but not in Arizona

Immigration courts across the country on Wednesday postponed most hearings through April 10, including in Arizona, though for detained adults, teens and children it is business as usual, according to the Executive Office for Immigration Review.... Read more»

Guide educates families on what to do if ‘picked up by ICE in Arizona’

With President Trump’s new enforcement of deportation orders, and the deportation of Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos last week, immigrant rights organizations in Arizona are stepping up their educational efforts so families will know what rights they have if a parent is deported.... Read more»

Rights groups: Border Patrol abusing minors held in custody

Five immigrant rights groups have submitted a legal complaint to the Department of Homeland Security detailing abuse of children held in Border Patrol custody in the last year. Citing the use of stress positions, the denial of food and water, as well as physical, mental and sexual abuse, and a lack of medical care, the complaint focused on 113 cases of unaccompanied minors.... Read more»