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

Arvizo, Karla Molinar. “Report: The Detention Drain.” Washington D. C., August 22, 2019.
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.

News Articles

Martyn, Amy. “Private Prison Operator CoreCivic Is Accused of Ignoring a Covid-19 Outbreak, Putting Inmates and the Community at Risk.” The NM Political Report, September 12, 2020.
Resendiz, Julian. “Lawmakers Want Answers from ICE, Contractor Regarding Covid-19 Outbreak at NM Jail.” BorderReport, August 18, 2020.
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.
Knowles, Hannah. “Ice Detention Center May Have Allowed Video to Be Deleted After Detainee’s Death, Lawyers Say.” Washington Post, October 25, 2019.
ICE. “Email Exchange Re. Destroyed Surveillance Footage,” August 28, 2019.
Duffy, Holly. “Cibola County Correctional Center — a Fourth of July Visit.” Santa Fe New Mexican, July 13, 2019.
ACLU, NMILC, SFDP, OLTT, CIVIC-ABQ, NMFCIJ. “Detention Conditions Impacting the Safety and Well-Being of Immigrants in the Cibola County Correctional Center in Milan, New Mexico.” American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), New Mexico Immigrant Law Center (NMILC), Santa Fe Dreamers Project (SFDP), Organización Latina Trans de Téxas (OLTT), CIVIC-ABQ, April 16, 2019.
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.
Bixby, Scott, and Betsy Woodruff. “Trans Woman Was Beaten in ICE Custody Before Death, Autopsy Finds,” November 26, 2018, sec. us-news.
Holpuch, Amanda. “Private Prison Companies Served with Lawsuits over Using Detainee Labor.” The Guardian, November 25, 2018, sec. US news.
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC. “Ndambi, et al. v CoreCivic.” Law. Cohen Milstein, November 14, 2018.
Oxford, Andrew. “New Mexico Trying to Recover $3.6m from Private Prison Company.” News. Santa Fe New Mexican, August 20, 2018.
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.
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.
TLC. “Death of Trans Woman in ICE Detention Highlights Need for Action.” Transgender Law Center (TLC), May 29, 2018.
Matthew Reisen. “ICE Detainee from Honduras Dies in Albuquerque Hospital.” News. Albuquerque Journal, May 26, 2018.
ICE. “ICE Detainee from Honduras Passes Away in New Mexico Hospital.” Immigration and Customs Enforcement. ICE Newsroom, May 25, 2018.
Associated Press. “Cibola County Facing Prospect of Bankruptcy.” News. AP NEWS, January 4, 2018.
Staff Reporter. “Corecivic : Citizen Protest Spurs Probe of Cibola Assessor Office | MarketScreener.” News. MarketScreener by 4-traders, January 2, 2018.
Macaraeg, Sarah. “‘A Black Hole of Due Process’ in New Mexico | New Mexico In Depth.” New Mexico In Depth, December 1, 2017.
Macaraeg, Sarah. “Inside a Private Prison’s $150M Deal to Detain Immigrants in New Mexico.” News. New Mexico In Depth, October 26, 2017.
Macaraeg, Sarah. “Inside a Private Prison’s $150M Deal to Detain Immigrants in New Mexico.” Reveal (blog), October 26, 2017.
Laughland, Oliver. “Man’s Death Hints at Wretched Medical Care in Private Immigration Prisons.” The Guardian, November 1, 2016, sec. US news.
Wessler, Seth Freed. “ICE Plans to Reopen the Very Same Private Prison the Feds Just Closed,” October 27, 2016.
Greene, Judith. “Bailing Out Private Jails.” The American Prospect, December 19, 2001.
Palmer, Heather. “Private Prisons Can’t Ignore Public Access Laws.” The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, 2001.
US News & World Report. “Attorney: $5M Settlement Reached in New Mexico Jail Death.” Accessed January 24, 2019.
Montoya, Nancy. “Granted Asylum But Still Confined in a Detention Center.” Accessed January 24, 2019.
Flores, Adolfo. “ICE Deleted Surveillance Video Of A Transgender Asylum-Seeker Who Died In Its Custody.” BuzzFeed News. Accessed October 24, 2019.
“$5 Million Settlement in Lawsuit Over  Preventable Death of New Mexico Jail Prisoner | Prison Legal News.” Accessed January 14, 2019.
NMILC. “Stories from Cibola.” Advocacy group. New Mexico Immigrant Law Center (NMILC) (blog). Accessed December 24, 2018.

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.,
ICE. “Detainee Death Report: Hernandez, Jeffry (Aka Hernandez, Roxana).” Detainee Death Report. Washington D. C.: Immigration and Customs Enforcement, December 19, 2018.
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.,
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.
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