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With Joe Biden as President we must recommit our fight to protect immigrant lives 

For Immediate Release // November 7th, 2020 Contact: Armando Carmona, media@ic4ij.org, (951) 966-6500 San Bernardino, CA – On Saturday, November 7th,  Joseph Biden won the 2020 Presidency of the United States. This historic presidential election result is a consequence of the ongoing efforts by advocacy groups and community power who have consistently fought against unjust, …

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Split 2-2 Vote likely kills GEO’s Expansion effort in Adelanto, CA.

San Bernardino, CA – On Wednesday the City of Adelanto held a City Council meeting that lasted over 8 hours,  listening to public comment and testimony regarding the appeal of the conditional use permit that would allow an expansion of the Adelanto Detention Facility by 750 beds. At nearly 3:00am, the city council had a …

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State Sen. Connie Leyva Recognizes Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice a Nonprofit of the Year

San Bernardino, CA – Today the Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice was recognized as“Nonprofit of the Year” by Senator Connie M. Leyva for the 20th State Senate District. Each year, State Senators from across California recognize non-profit organizations that are engaging in vital work to the local community and constituencies that are served. In her …

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IC4IJ on Trump’s Census Exec Order: Fear or resilience?

Ontario, CA — There is no question that the Trump administration has worked tirelessly to strip immigrant communities from every right available to us as people. From family separation, children in cages, the right to asylum, Indefinite detention, deportations and most recently the use of federal agents to criminalize protesters and civil rights activists.  Now, …

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Public Charge

COVID-19 UPDATE: “USCIS has announced that immigrants can seek testing, treatment, and prevention of COVID-19 without fearing immigration consequences due to public charge. The public charge regulations from the Department of Homeland Security & Department of State — which institute a wealth test in our immigration system – went into effect on Monday, February 24, …

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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 UPDATE: “USCIS has announced that immigrants can seek testing, treatment, and prevention of COVID-19 without fearing immigration consequences due to public charge. The public charge regulations from the Department of Homeland Security & Department of State — which institute a wealth test in our immigration system – went into effect on Monday, February 24, …

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ICIJ Response to COVID-19 Concerns in GEO’s Adelanto Detention Facility

For Immediate Release// March 11th 2020 Contact: Armando Carmona, 951-966-6500, media@ic4ij.org, Armando@tzunu.com ICIJ Response to COVID-19 Concerns in GEO’s Adelanto Detention Facility Adelanto, CA – As COVID-19 becomes a global pandemic, the Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice is increasingly concerned with the failures of the GEO run Adelanto Detention Facility to provide adequate medical services …

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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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