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Detention During COVID-19: What is Happening and How You Can Help

COVID-19 Updates

The COVID-19 pandemic is having profound impacts on the immigration detention system and the immigration courts. On this page you will find updates related to detention, release from detention, the operation of the immigration courts, and legal arguments related to COVID-19.

Fighting together for a fair day in court

Only 14% of detained immigrants have an attorney. We are mobilizing attorneys nationwide to stand alongside immigrants in court. Watch our introduction video here.

Meet Our Volunteers

“My client is a gay man who was persecuted in his home country because of his sexuality. He was beaten repeatedly, but the police did nothing. The government in his country implicitly condones violence against gay men so he had no legal recourse. Then, his partner was murdered. Fearing for his life, my client escaped to the United States.”

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 Resources

FREE WEBINAR: Detention During the COVID-19 Pandemic: What Is Happening and How You Can Help

Join us for a webinar on Tuesday, March 31 at 1pm ET to hear directly from legal service providers about what is happening in immigration detention centers and immigration courts around the country during the COVID-19 pandemic..
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The War on Asylum: How the Administration is Erasing Asylum and Refugee Protection

The Trump Administration has launched a full-on war on asylum seekers — trying to prevent people fleeing persecution from reaching the U.S., restricting access to asylum protection for those who are able to make it here. Join the Immigration Justice Campaign for a look at the latest developments in this sustained assault on humanitarian protections — including the very recent practice of turning away asylum seekers and flying them to remote parts of Guatemala. Download the slides for the webinar.
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Matter of A-B- : Case Updates, Current Trends, and Suggested Strategies

Seven months after former Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued Matter of A-B-, expert practitioners discuss how the decision has been implemented, trends at all levels of adjudication, and legal arguments and strategies for a post-A-B- world. Download the slides for the webinar.
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Immigration Impact Blog

Find analysis on the latest immigration law and policy issues on Immigration Impact, the official blog of the American Immigration Council.

Think Immigration Blog

Find the latest blogs on topics related to asylum and removal defense on ThinkImmigration, the official blog of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).

Tacoma Northwest Detention Center

1623 E J St, Tacoma, WA
Tacoma, WA 98421
Phone Number: (253) 396-1611

Denver Contract Detention Facility

3130 Oakland St
Aurora, CO 80010
Phone Number: (303) 361-6612

South Texas Family Residential Center

1925 TX-85
Dilley, TX 78017
Phone Number: (830) 378-6500

Port Isabel Service Detention Center

27991 Buena Vista Blvd
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
Phone Number: (956)-547-1700

Stewart Detention Center

146 Cca Rd
Lumpkin, GA 31815
Phone Number: (229) 838-5000

Elizabeth Detention Center

625 Evans St
Elizabeth, NJ 7201
Phone Number: (908) 352-3776

Where We Work

The Justice Campaign partners with legal service providers and pro bono representation projects nationwide that screen immigrant detainees and refer eligible cases to our nationwide network of pro bono attorneys.


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Fighting Together for a Fair Day in Court

Only 14% of detained immigrants have an attorney.
We are mobilizing attorneys nationwide to stand alongside immigrants in court.

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