Immigrants and refugees are locked up in detention centers all over the United States—not just at the border. According to multiple reports, many are subjected to physical and sexual abuse, as well as forced labor.

Freedom For Immigrants has gathered a lot of information, including this map of where detentions are happening and how to help.

Additional resources and links:

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Caitlin Dickerson, “Parents of 545 Children Separated at the Border Cannot Be Found”, New York Times

Molly, O’Toole, “19 women allege medical abuse in Georgia immigration detention”, Los Angeles Times

Rachel Treisman, ‘Whistleblower Alleges ‘Medical Neglect,’ Questionable Hysterectomies Of ICE Detainees”, NPR

Joel Rose, “ICE Almost Deported Immigrant Woman Who Says She Got Unwanted Surgery While Detained”, NPR

Caitlin Dickerson, “10 Years Old, Tearful and Confused After a Sudden Deportation”, New York Times

Caitlin Dickerson,”Inside The Refugee Camp At America’s Doorstep, New York Times

Max Rivlin-Nadler, “Immigrant Held At Otay Mesa Detention Center Dies From Coronavirus”, kpbs

Monique O. Madan, “ICE ignores coronavirus guidelines in detention, federal lawsuit says. ‘Many will die.'”, Miami Herald

Kimberly Hunt, “Inside the Otay Mesa Detention Center”, ABC 10News San Diego

Kate Morrissey, “More than 70 detainees condemn conditions at San Diego immigration facility”, Los Angeles Times

Kate Morrissey, “Who’s in ICE custody at Otay Mesa Detention Center?”, The San Diego Union-Tribune

Freedom For Immigrants, “Otay Mesa Detention Center: Visitation Policy Victory”

Maya Srikrishnan, “What We Know About the Otay Mesa Detention Center – and Its Future”, Voice Of San Diego

“CoreCivic To Expand Otay Mesa Detention Center | San Diego Union-Tribune”, The San Diego Union-Tribune

“Immigration detainees held at Otay Mesa Detention Center in San Diego”, ANI News

“Inside Otay Mesa immigration detention center”, Reuters

Kristina Davis, “San Diego judge upholds state ban on private immigration detention centers”, Los Angeles Times

ICE: Otay Mesa Detention Center

Wikipedia: CoreCivic

CoreCivic: Otay Mesa Detention Center

CCA: Otay Mesa Detention Center

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