In part two of an investigation of abuse allegations at the T. Don Hutto detention center, Rewire.News partnered with Latino USA to examine the nuts and bolts of a Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) audit and how the process can fail survivors of sexual assault.
Over a ten-month period, Rewire.News partnered with Latino USA to dig into the case of one woman's alleged sexual abuse. What we learned through a FOIA request raised questions about internal investigations at immigration facilities and the safety of thousands of detained immigrants.
"We cannot stop ICE from operating in our cities, but we can and must speak out against these raids which destabilize neighborhoods, traumatize children, hurt many innocent people, and create distrust of law enforcement," the mayors of seven North Carolina cities hard-hit by ICE agents said in a joint statement Thursday.
Thousands of migrant children would be held "on top of and in close proximity to toxic waste sites" if the Trump administration gets its way.
"In so many ways, She’yaa’s detainment has been a textbook example of what happens to Black immigrants in this country."
The raid of a gun manufacturer in North Carolina is the latest in workplace raids that have spiked during the Trump administration.
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"At the end of the day, so much power is with individual officers."
"I think I gravitated toward family planning because even as a little kid in Colombia, I saw how unplanned pregnancies derailed people’s lives."
"Imagine being undocumented and considering self-managed abortion in this environment."
Overly simplistic storytelling and the good/bad immigrant binary are among some of the narratives reporters need to spike in 2019.
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