Monday, Jul 16, 2018 the New Mexico Courts Corrections and Justice (CCJ) committee met to discuss oversight of private immigration detention facilities within the state. Our organization, along with CAFé, sent a delegation to the hearing.
Recently, a volunteer asked about a detained individual’s personal items that included identity documents, money, and a copy of the Quran. The following post cites portions of the current ICE standards as a reference that volunteers can consider when evaluating if ICE agents are following ICE rules regarding the personal property of detained individuals.
Thank you for visiting us. Advocate Visitors with Immigrants in Detention (AVID) in the Chihuahuan Desert is a new launch of CIVIC Las Cruces, an organization dedicated to 1) visiting and writing to individuals in immigration detention and 2) advocating for the end of immigration detention. This new website serves a point of contact for … Read moreAVID in the Chihuahuan Desert new launch