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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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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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Judge Orders ICE to reduce population at Adelanto Detention Facility

Adelanto, CA – On Thursday, October 15, US District Judge Terry J. Hatter ordered, in a scathing decision, an immediate reduction of population at the Adelanto Detention Facility. This ordered reduction to nearly half of Adelanto’s current population comes as a result of, among other reasons, failure by Adelanto staff to socially distance individuals, wear face …

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BREAKING: “Nothing short of criminal:” COVID Outbreak Confirmed at Adelanto Detention Facility 

The Shut Down Adelanto Coalition issues warning signs of genocide, calls on the release of all individuals detained and the complete disestablishment of the Adelanto Detention Facility.  San Bernardino, CA — On Wednesday afternoon, ICE confirmed a COVID-19 outbreak currently underway in Adelanto Detention Facility.  The government confirmed this afternoon in an email to the …

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Adelanto Residents & Immigrant rights groups file Cease & Desist Letter Against City effort to expand immigrant prison

San Bernardino, CA – Residents of Adelanto, the Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice,, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, and Freedom for Immigrants have sent a Cease and Desist letter to the City of Adelanto to stop them from efforts to expand GEO’s for-profit immigrant prison. The letter informs the City of Adelanto on the accurate interpretation …

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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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Immigrant Death in Otay Mesa is Due to Negligence & Failure to Act

ICE’s refusal to release immigrants and CA’s failure to act puts the lives of immigrants at risk Adelanto, CA – On Wednesday afternoon, the first known death in an Immigrant Detention Center was confirmed by authorities. This comes only a day after a 9th district court judge overruled a court order telling ICE to release …

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COVID 19: Adelanto City Council Refuses to Postpone Hearing on Immigrant Detention Facility Expansion

For Immediate Release Contact: Armando Carmona, 951-966-6500 COVID 19: Adelanto City Council Refuses to Postpone Hearing on Immigrant Detention Facility Expansion Adelanto, CA – The Adelanto City Clerk has confirmed that they plan to move forward with the March 25th city council meeting defying state and national directives to limit all gatherings of more than …

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