GEO Expansion Press Release

ICIJ denounces the decision by Adelanto City Officials to expand the Adelanto Detention Center Adelanto, CA – This evening members of the Adelanto Planning Commission voted to place profits over people’s humanity, and approve GEO Group’s proposal to expand the Adelanto Detention Facility. This makes it clear that a majority of the planning commission is in …

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NPR: Shocking Security footage show GEO officers use chemical agents, violently attack asylum seekers

ICIJ denounces the use of chemical substances against immigrant detainees & continued excessive use of force by GEO officers Adelanto, CA – Yesterday, NPR released video footage of GEO guards pepper spraying and brutally attacking immigrants held in detention who were peacefully and visibly sitting down. The footage is graphic and the disproportionate response is …

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Statewide Day of Visitations and Actions 2020

Saturday, January 21, 2020 we joined groups throughout the state to participate in a statewide day of visitations and action. Across the street from the detention center, our friends and neighbors throughout Southern California gathered to prepare for visitations and share the knowledge of directly impacted community members. After no more than an hour, however, …

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Medi-Cal Coverage for Undocumented Young Adults and Seniors

Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget for 2020-2021 has included Medi-Cal coverage for eligible seniors regardless of immigration status! Our community members have fought for #Health4All, and knew first hand what the impacts are for friends and family that have had to go without health coverage. Lyzzeth Mendoza, the Community Engagement and Policy Associate for ICIJ …

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GEO Group Files Shameless Lawsuit

Following their move for 15 year contracts, GEO Group files shameless lawsuit to protect profit-driven private prisons & detention centers. Adelanto, CA – The multi-billion dollar private prison corporation, GEO group, has filed a lawsuit in an attempt to stop the implementation of CA State Law AB-32 which prohibits new for-profit prison contracts after January 1st. Lizbeth …

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ICIJ Policy: New Study Outlines Barriers for Undocumented Elders to Healthcare

Tuesday November 19, 2019 Contact: Media@ic4ij.org Riverside, CA – On Monday, ICIJ Director Javier Hernandez facilitated a panel discussion on the obstacles facing Undocumented Elders in the Inland Empire. The panel was part of a collaborative study with Professor Cecilia Ayón, MSW, PhD, School of Public Policy, University of California Riverside, the Center for Social …

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TRANSCRIPT: GEO Group & ICE working to Undermine California Policy, Pre-Empt Private Prison Ban (AB-32)

For Immediate Release // November 8th 2019 Contact: Armando Carmona, 951-966-6500, armando@tzunu.com, media@ic4ij.com TRANSCRIPT: GEO Group & ICE working to Undermine California Policy, Pre-Empt Private Prison Ban (AB-32) In earnings call, the Chairman of GEO Group announces long term 10-year contracts & $600 million dollars in profits for Q3 San Bernardino, CA – This week, …

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We’re Hiring!

Census Civic Engagement Canvasser – Candidate Pool The Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice (ICIJ) is dedicated to convening organizations to collectively advocate and work to improve the lives of the nearly one million immigrants in the Inland Empire.  With the Census 2020 we have a chance to begin re-shaping the future of our state through …

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Carlos is Home!

We are happy to welcome back a resident of the IE that was released from GEO Adelanto Detention Center just last week! Carlos and his family have been long time residents of Fontana. When he was detained, the loss his family experienced was unimaginable. Carlos experienced first hand the traumatic conditions within GEO’s Adelanto Detention …

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