NM Courts Corrections and Justice Meeting on Private Immigration Detention Facilities

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 CAFĂ©, sent a delegation to the hearing.

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Questions about personal property

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.

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AVID in the Chihuahuan Desert new launch

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

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