For decades, the U.S. has run private “shadow prisons” for immigrants convicted of federal crimes. Biden has ordered the government to wind down those contracts.
Self-isolation may protect us from COVID-19, but what if you’re forced to live with strangers? This week, we look at nursing homes and prisons.
Black girls are being pushed out of school and into jails at alarming rates, but this issue often is overlooked.
He sent a letter to fellow members of Congress, calling on them to “end an unjust detention system” and citing Reveal’s investigation.
“The government may not want to facilitate abortion, but it cannot block it. It is doing that here,” the federal judge also writes in her ruling.
Nine pregnant women were detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for as long as three months, according to the complaint.
Reveal and The Atlantic will team up for a forum on Oklahoma’s female incarceration rate, the highest in the U.S.
California lawmakers have banned local governments from signing new contracts for holding federal immigration detainees and funded a state inspection program for immigrant detention centers.
Poor medical care, including underqualified staff and systemic neglect, has contributed to deaths at immigrant detention facilities around the country, according to a new report by two advocacy groups.
The U.S. Department of Justice says it will eventually end its use of private prisons. In light of this news, we’re revisiting an hour of Reveal that investigates medical negligence in private prisons for immigrants and the shift in immigration enforcement that gave rise to them in the first place.