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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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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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Adelanto Residents file an appeal to GEO’s attempt to expand Detention Facility

For Immediate Release Contact: Armando Carmona, media@ic4ij.org, 951-966-6500   Adelanto Residents file an appeal to GEO’s attempt to expand Detention Facility Adelanto, CA – On Monday, Adelanto Residents alongside the Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice and the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California filed an appeal to the City of Adelanto to block GEO’s …

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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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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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