Cibola County Correction Center Literature

This post is a compilation of documents related to the Cibola County Correction Center (CCCC) owned and managed by CoreCivic. Included in this list are advocate reports and news articles . Each section is ordered by date with the most recent materials on top.

Advocate Reports

NIJC. “What Kind of Miracle...The Systematic Violation of Immigrants’ Right to Counsel at the Cibola County Correctional Center.” Washington D. C.: National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC), 2017. http://immigrantjustice.org/research-items/report-what-kind-miracle-systematic-violation-immigrants-right-counsel-cibola-county.

News Articles

Aleaziz, Hamed. “A Secret Memo Revealed How A Transgender Immigrant Bleeding From Her Rectum Waited 13 Days For Care While Jailed By ICE.” BuzzFeed News, March 4, 2020. https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/hamedaleaziz/transgender-immigrant-detainees-medical-care-memo.
Knowles, Hannah. “Ice Detention Center May Have Allowed Video to Be Deleted After Detainee’s Death, Lawyers Say.” Washington Post, October 25, 2019. https://www.washingtonpost.com/immigration/2019/10/25/ice-knew-detainees-death-was-under-scrutiny-allowed-video-be-deleted-anyway-lawyers-say/.
ICE. “Email Exchange Re. Destroyed Surveillance Footage,” August 28, 2019. http://transgenderlawcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Email-exchange-re-destroyed-surveillance-footage.pdf.
Garcia, Sandra E. “Independent Autopsy of Transgender Asylum Seeker Who Died in ICE Custody Shows Signs of Abuse.” The New York Times, December 28, 2018, sec. U.S. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/27/us/trans-woman-roxsana-hernandez-ice-autopsy.html.
Bixby, Scott, and Betsy Woodruff. “Trans Woman Was Beaten in ICE Custody Before Death, Autopsy Finds,” November 26, 2018, sec. us-news. https://www.thedailybeast.com/trans-woman-roxsana-hernandez-rodriguez-beaten-in-ice-custody-before-death-pathologist-finds.
Holpuch, Amanda. “Private Prison Companies Served with Lawsuits over Using Detainee Labor.” The Guardian, November 25, 2018, sec. US news. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/nov/25/private-prison-companies-served-with-lawsuits-over-usng-detainee-labor.
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC. “Ndambi, et Al. v CoreCivic.” Law. Cohen Milstein, November 14, 2018. https://www.cohenmilstein.com/case-study/ndambi-et-al-v-corecivic.
Oxford, Andrew. “New Mexico Trying to Recover $3.6M from Private Prison Company.” News. Santa Fe New Mexican, August 20, 2018. http://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/local_news/new-mexico-trying-to-recover-m-from-private-prison-company/article_94df5985-3644-5c94-84e7-5fcd8b58f46f.html.
Sanchez, Maria Martinez. “July 16, 2018 Courts, Corrections and Justice Committee Hearing Regarding Privately Operated Prisons in New Mexico with Contracts to House Federal Immigration Detainees.” ACLU, July 13, 2018. https://www.nmlegis.gov/handouts/CCJ%20071618%20Item%203%20ACLU%20Written%20Testimony.pdf.
Gruberg, Sharita. “ICE’s Rejection of Its Own Rules Is Placing LGBT Immigrants at Severe Risk of Sexual Abuse.” Center for American Progress, May 30, 2018. https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/lgbt/news/2018/05/30/451294/ices-rejection-rules-placing-lgbt-immigrants-severe-risk-sexual-abuse/.
TLC. “Death of Trans Woman in ICE Detention Highlights Need for Action.” Transgender Law Center (TLC), May 29, 2018. https://transgenderlawcenter.org/archives/14287.
Associated Press. “Cibola County Facing Prospect of Bankruptcy.” News. AP NEWS, January 4, 2018. https://apnews.com/a32f26bc0ec54cdc802f5dc4e6a460cc.
Staff Reporter. “Corecivic : Citizen Protest Spurs Probe of Cibola Assessor Office | MarketScreener.” News. MarketScreener by 4-traders, January 2, 2018. https://www.marketscreener.com/CORECIVIC-INC-31837419/news/Corecivic-Citizen-protest-spurs-probe-of-Cibola-assessor-office-25753028/.
Macaraeg, Sarah. “‘A Black Hole of Due Process’ in New Mexico | New Mexico In Depth.” New Mexico In Depth, December 1, 2017. http://nmindepth.com/2017/12/01/a-black-hole-of-due-process-in-new-mexico/.
Macaraeg, Sarah. “Inside a Private Prison’s $150M Deal to Detain Immigrants in New Mexico.” News. New Mexico In Depth, October 26, 2017. http://nmindepth.com/2017/10/26/inside-a-private-prisons-150m-deal-to-detain-immigrants-in-new-mexico/.
Macaraeg, Sarah. “Inside a Private Prison’s $150M Deal to Detain Immigrants in New Mexico.” Reveal, October 26, 2017. https://www.revealnews.org/article/inside-the-billion-dollar-industry-of-locking-up-immigrants/.
Laughland, Oliver. “Man’s Death Hints at Wretched Medical Care in Private Immigration Prisons.” The Guardian, November 1, 2016, sec. US news. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/01/jose-jaramillo-private-immigration-prisons-medical-care.
Wessler, Seth Freed. “ICE Plans to Reopen the Very Same Private Prison the Feds Just Closed,” October 27, 2016. https://www.thenation.com/article/ice-plans-to-reopen-the-very-same-private-prison-the-feds-just-closed/.
Flores, Adolfo. “ICE Deleted Surveillance Video Of A Transgender Asylum-Seeker Who Died In Its Custody.” BuzzFeed News. Accessed October 24, 2019. https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/adolfoflores/ice-surveillance-video-transgender-asylum-seeker.
Montoya, Nancy. “Granted Asylum But Still Confined in a Detention Center.” Accessed January 24, 2019. https://news.azpm.org/p/news-splash/2018/12/7/142468-granted-asylum-but-still-confined-in-a-detention-center/.
“Attorney: $5M Settlement Reached in New Mexico Jail Death.” US News & World Report. Accessed January 24, 2019. https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/new-mexico/articles/2018-01-30/attorney-5m-settlement-reached-in-new-mexico-jail-death.
“$5 Million Settlement in Lawsuit Over  Preventable Death of New Mexico Jail Prisoner | Prison Legal News.” Accessed January 14, 2019. https://www.prisonlegalnews.org/news/2019/jan/8/5-million-settlement-lawsuit-over-preventable-death-new-mexico-jail-prisoner/.
NMILC. “Stories from Cibola.” Advocacy group. New Mexico Immigrant Law Center (NMILC). Accessed December 24, 2018. https://nmilc.org/stories-from-cibola/.

ICE Inspections

ERO. “Detention Facility Review, Cibola County Correctional Center, Milan, NM, May 7-May 9, 2019.” Detention Review Summary Form and Cover Letter. Washington D. C.: Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), Department of Homeland Securit (DHS), May 7, 2019. https://www.ice.gov/doclib/facilityInspections/cibolaCoNM_SIS_05_09_2019.pdf, https://www.ice.gov/doclib/facilityInspections/cibolaCoNM_CL_05_09_2019.pdf.
ERO. “Detention Facility Review, Cibola County Correctional Center, Milan, NM, May 8 - May 10, 2018.” Detention Review Summary Form and Cover Letter. Washington D.C.: Enforcement and Removal Operations, Department of Homeland Security, May 8, 2018. https://www.ice.gov/doclib/facilityInspections/cibolaCoNM_CL_05_10_2018.pdf, https://www.ice.gov/doclib/facilityInspections/cibolaCoNM_SIS_05_10_2018.pdf.
ODO. “Office of Detention Oversight Compliance Inspection, Cibola County Detention Center, January 9-11, 2018.” Washington D. C.: Department of Homeland Security, Office of Professional Responsibility, Inspection of Detention and Oversight Division, Office of Detention Oversight, January 9, 2018. https://www.ice.gov/doclib/foia/odo-compliance-inspections/cibolaCountyCorrectionalCenterComplianceInspectionMilanNmJan09_11_2018.pdf.
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