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Woman arrested at US border for smuggling 18 crocodile skulls and a single sloth

According to the Bangor Daily News, a Montreal woman was arrested at the US-Canada border in Highgate Springs, Vermont, after trying to smuggle the following items into the country: 1 three-toed sloth18 crocodile skulls and heads7 crocodile feet2 horseshoe crabs30 sea stars23 raccoon feet8 African antelope horns1 human skull "with mounted butterflies" 4 puffer fish6 six shark jaws The woman, Vanessa Rondeau, owns a retail store in Montreal called Old Cavern Boutique, which "offers for sale...
Tags: Post, News, US, Montreal, Taxidermy, Bangor Daily News, Skulls, Immigration Detention, Crocodiles, Highgate Springs Vermont, Sloths, Wildlife Smuggling, Bad Taxidermy, I Need Your Skulls, I Want Your Skulls, Vanessa Rondeau


Biden administration will close 2 ICE detention centers in Georgia and Massachusetts after allegations of abuse

In this Sept. 15, 2020, file photo, Dawn Wooten, left, a nurse at Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia, speaks at a news conference in Atlanta protesting conditions at the immigration jail. AP Photo/Jeff Amy, File ICE will cut ties with two immigration detention centers, officials announced Thursday. The Georgia and Massachusetts facilities have both come under federal investigation in the last year. Those who remain will be transferred out of the facilities. See more stories ...
Tags: Politics, Massachusetts, Immigration, Nbc News, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Dhs, Cnn, Aclu, Homeland Security, Bristol, Biden, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, American Civil Liberties Union


Mexico says one of its citizens was subjected to a non-consensual surgery in ICE detention

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement seal at ICE headquarters in Washington, DC. PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP via Getty Images The Mexican government says at least one of its citizens received a non-consensual surgery while detained at a US immigration facility in Irwin, Georgia. The facility made headlines last month after a whistleblower claimed numerous women were being subjected to unwanted surgeries, including hysterectomies. The Mexican government did not specify what surgery the woman ha...
Tags: Politics, News, Mexico, US, International, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Washington Dc, Ice, Charles Davis, Customs Enforcement, Paul J Richards, Immigration Detention, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE, Irwin Georgia


A Private Security Company Is Detaining Migrant Children at Hotels

Under emergency coronavirus orders, the Trump administration is using hotels across the country to hold migrant children and families before expelling them.
Tags: News, Deportation, Trump, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc, Hampton Inns, Hotels and Travel Lodgings, Immigration and Emigration, Immigration Detention, Government Contracts and Procurement, American Hotel and Lodging Assn, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Protesters Blocked ICE Buses in Oregon. Federal Agents Responded in Force.

Using crowd-control weapons, agents were able to extract people who were detained on one of the buses after hundreds of protesters in Bend, Ore., blocked the vehicles from moving.
Tags: News, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Immigration Detention, Bend (Ore, Oregon Federal Agents Responded in Force


‘Immigration Nation’ Review: The Banality of Deportation

This Netflix documentary looks at the bureaucracy of immigration enforcement — an intriguing investigation that probably won’t change any minds.
Tags: Television, News, Netflix, Deportation, Illegal Immigration, Netflix Inc, Foreign Workers, Web-Original Programming, Immigration and Emigration, Border Patrol (US, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Immigration Detention


Refugee and Author Long Detained by Australia Gets Asylum in New Zealand

Behrouz Boochani, a Kurdish-Iranian exile, said the news showed the vast differences between the two neighboring countries on human rights.
Tags: News, Australia, Asylum, Iran, New Zealand, Kurds, Nauru, Books and Literature, Immigration and Emigration, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Right of, Immigration Detention, Behrouz, Behrouz Boochani, Manus Island (Papua New Guinea


“Immigration Nation” Drew Complaints From ICE, Filmmakers Say

A new documentary peers inside the secretive world of immigration enforcement. The filmmakers faced demands to delete scenes and delay broadcast until after the election.
Tags: News, Christina, Netflix Inc, Schwarz, Immigration and Emigration, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Immigration Detention, Shaul, Family Separation Policy (US Immigration, Clusiau


Netflix's 'Immigration Nation' Draws Legal Threats

A new documentary peers inside the secretive world of immigration enforcement. The filmmakers faced demands to delete scenes and delay broadcast until after the election.
Tags: News, Netflix, Christina, Netflix Inc, Schwarz, Immigration and Emigration, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Immigration Detention, Shaul, Family Separation Policy (US Immigration, Clusiau


After an Arrest at a Black Lives Matter Protest: Deportation Proceedings

A Phoenix activist was supporting one cause, and caught up in the unresolved fight of another.
Tags: News, Arizona, Phoenix, PAUL, Arpaio, Police Reform, Immigration and Emigration, Joseph M, Phoenix (Ariz, Immigration Detention, Penzone, Puente Human Rights Movement, George Floyd Protests (2020


How ICE Helped Spread the Coronavirus

The New York Times, in collaboration with The Marshall Project, investigated how Immigration and Customs Enforcement became a domestic and global spreader of the virus.
Tags: News, New York Times, Deportation, Trump, Customs Enforcement, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Immigration Detention, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Judge Rejects U.S. Effort to Hold Palestinian Man After Prison Term

Adham Hassoun had completed a 15-year sentence in the United States on terrorism-related charges. Unable to deport him, the government sought to keep him in open-ended custody.
Tags: News, United States, Terrorism, Al Qaeda, Detainees, Justice Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Trump, American Civil Liberties Union, Wolford, Donald J, Decisions and Verdicts, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Immigration Detention, Civil Rights and Liberties, USA PATRIOT Act


U.S. Must Release Children From Family Detention Centers, Judge Rules

The ruling applies to children held in the nation’s three family detention centers for more than 20 days. They must be let go by July 17, a federal judge ruled on Friday.
Tags: News, Children and Childhood, Immigration and Emigration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Immigration Detention, Gee, Dolly M, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Trump Exploits the Coronavirus Pandemic to Hurt Immigrant Children

The administration is flouting the law to turn away minors in desperate need of protection.
Tags: News, Asylum, Illegal Immigration, Immigration and Emigration, Right of, Immigration Detention


Why Is the United States Exporting Coronavirus?

Holding asylum seekers, immigrants and others in facilities where the virus easily spreads only to later send them to other nations is a public health hazard — here and abroad.
Tags: News, United States, Immigration and Emigration, Immigration Detention, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV








America’s Immigration Paradox

Two new books, Jia Lynn Yang’s “One Mighty and Irresistible Tide” and Adam Goodman’s “The Deportation Machine,” take very different approaches to the immigration question.
Tags: News, Mexico, America, Yang, Adam, Goodman, Books and Literature, Adam Goodman, Immigration and Emigration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Citizenship and Naturalization, Immigration Detention, 1924-1965 (Book, Jia Lynn, Immigration Paradox, Jia Lynn Yang








ICE Detention Centers Approved in California Farm Town

Two privately run state prisons in the town of McFarland, many of whose residents are undocumented field workers, will be converted to hold immigrants.
Tags: News, California, McFarland, GEO Group Inc, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Immigration Detention, Migrant Labor (Agriculture


Coronavirus Threatens Teenage Migrants in ICE Jails

Those initially detained by the government’s Office of Refugee Resettlement are being held until their 18th birthday, then transferred to ICE custody.
Tags: News, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Office of Refugee Resettlement, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Immigration Detention, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV




Prisons Breed the Coronavirus. We Can Safely Free Thousands of Inmates.

Nonviolent offenders, the medically vulnerable and those near the end of their sentences should be released. Those who remain deserve much better medical care.
Tags: News, New York City, Alabama, Bill, Ny, South Carolina, New York State, De Blasio, Cuomo, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Andrew M, Prisons and Prisoners, Brooklyn (NYC, Immigration Detention, Metropolitan Detention Center (Brooklyn, Quarantines


No Masks, Disinfectant or Soap. This Is Detention Amid a Pandemic.

Asylum seekers must be released before it is too late.
Tags: News, Illegal Immigration, American Civil Liberties Union, Immigration Detention, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV