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Another Immigrant Left to Die 3 Days After ICE “Releases” From Custody

From the Shut Down Adelanto Coalition: Advocates see a growing trend where ICE releases immigrants to their death.  Adelanto, CA – A long term client of Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project in Los Angeles who was held in Adelanto Immigrant Detention Facility for approximately two years was left to die by ICE and “released” only when …

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“Dirty water, flies, & bacteria” Immigrants held in Adelanto Contract H-Pylori, highlight dangerous water contamination

Adelanto, CA – Individuals detained at Adelanto Detention Facility have contracted H. pylori due to potentially hazardous and unsanitary water contamination throughout the facility. Numerous cases have been reported to immigration lawyers, advocates, as well as the facilities themselves. Those who have contracted H. pylori have experienced heartburn, chest pain, anxiety, nausea, and gastrointestinal issues and …

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ICIJ Joins National Campaign to Shut Down ICE Detention Facilities 

For Immediate Release // February 25th 2021 Contact: 951-966-6500, media@ic4ij.org ICIJ Joins National Campaign to Shut Down ICE Detention Facilities  San Bernardino, CA – The Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice proudly joins the “First Ten to Communities Not Cages” campaign led by Detention Watch Network, demanding the shut down of 10 immigration detention facilities in …

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Despite Community Protests, Transfers of Immigrants Begins at Immigrant Facility in Adelanto

For Immediate Release // February 18th, 2021 Contact: Armando Carmona, 951-966-6500, media@ic4ij.org, armando@tzunu.com Adelanto, CA – The Adelanto Detention Facility has begun putting detained immigrants in its Desert View Annex despite community disapproval and an emerging consensus that for-profit detention facilities are not only inhumane but also bring no economic benefit to local communities. Lizbeth …

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With a new immigration bill, we must not forget the lives that continue to be caged under the Biden administration.

For Immediate Release // February 19th, 2021 Contact: 951-966-6500, media@ic4ij.org San Bernardino, CA -The Biden-Harris administration made a commitment to immigrants across the country that have been targeted, criminalized, and caged in for-profit centers. This commitment was to create a path for roughly 11 million immigrants to gain legal status and address key issues such …

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Keep Street Vendors in Your Heart this Valentine’s Day

By: Lyzzeth Mendoza, ICIJ Policy Manager This Valentine’s Day weekend you can spread love to your local business–especially to street vendors who have been hit the hardest due to this pandemic.  Street vendors have been in our communities 20 plus years; they work from sunrise to sunset to provide for their families; and despite their …

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President Joe Biden must end Federal Contracts with Private Immigration Detention Facilities. There is no excuse. 

San Bernardino, CA – Since Day 1, the Biden-Harris administration has begun dismantling some of the dangerous precedents that exist in US immigration policy. From proposing the framework for seemingly progressive legislation, halting border construction, and addressing the blatant xenophobia that emboldened the prison corporations and zealous enforcement officers throughout the last 4 years of the …

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Biden Admin will pause Deportations for 100 Days. Now we must Free Them All!

San Bernardino, CA  The 100 day moratorium on deportations enacted by President Biden is an important first step in dismantling a deportation machine designed to terrorize our communities. This moratorium was a key campaign promise heavily fought for by our communities and gives us the breathing room to build and propose alternatives to detention and …

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IC4IJ Launches the Tamal Challenge in the IE to Uplift Street Vendors Stories

For Immediate Release// December 10th, 2020 Contact: Armando Carmona, media@ic4ij.org, (951) 966-6500 San Bernardino, CA – On Wednesday morning, the Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice announced the IE Tamal Challenge that invites street vendors and home cooks that cook the best tamales and champurrado for a chance to win $200.  This challenge comes as a way …

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Cecilia Muñoz, defender of Family Separations Joins Biden Transition team 

For Immediate Release // November 13th, 2020 Contact: Armando Carmona, media@ic4ij.org, (951) 966-6500 Immigrants are unsafe with Cecilia Muñoz in the administration. She should not be rewarded for selling out immigrant communities for political gain. San Bernardino, CA – On Friday, November 13th, President-elect Joe Biden appointed Cecilia Muñoz to join his transition team. During the …

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