Immigration detention is an incredibly isolating experience. It can lead to severe depression and psychological trauma. We believe that human contact can help mitigate this isolation and trauma. Personal visitation of incarcerated migrants is one of the primary ways AVID volunteers work to ease the pains of immigration imprisonment, while always working to abolish it. If someone you know is confined at an immigration detention facility, please contact us and we will do our best to either visit personally or correspond as a pen pal. If you would like to serve as a visitor, please contact us. If you are a currently visiting someone but have questions, please check our volunteer resources.