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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Jennifer is Free!

We continue to celebrate Jennifer’s release from Adelanto with a look back at her story, and what it tells us about our community’s strength. Jennifer was detained for more than six months in GEO’s Adelanto Detention Center.  She left Honduras and after weeks of traveling, arrived at the US border. There, she presented herself to …

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ICIJ Rejects Efforts to Build Children’s Detention Camps in the IE

Riverside, CA –  The Inland Empire is home to over a million immigrants who are integral to the cultural, social and economic fabric of our region. We have stood strong against incessant attacks by anti-immigrant groups and racist fear-mongering driven by the current administration. Despite all of this, we are committed to continue our fight against …

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Support Asylum Seekers in San Bernardino

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Immigrant Day 2019

The Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice invites you to be part of Immigrant Day of Action 2019! ICIJ will be taking a bus from Ontario to the California State Capitol and we hope you can join us to represent the Inland Empire. Since 1996, the California immigrant rights movement has convened annually at the state …

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