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ICE is sending hundreds of asylum-seekers to a private prison in Mississippi

#AsylumIsLegal
motherjones.com/politics/2019/…
"ICE’s experiment at Tallahatchie has been carried out with little transparency or oversight. Congress required ICE in 2018 to publish basic information about the jails and detention centers it uses, but the agency has kept Tallahatchie off that list."
"Parole for asylum-seekers who passed their credible fear interviews used to be routine, but the Trump administration has moved toward universal detention of asylum-seekers."
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Judge Emmet Sullivan of the Federal District CT in DC (yes, the same Sullivan who lambasted Flynn last week) is behind this, too. Today, he's my hero! #AsylumIsLegal #FridayFeeling #NoBan
nytimes.com/2018/12/21/opi…
2-"A day after a federal judge denounced the former Trump adviser Michael Flynn, at a sentencing hearing, for lying to F.B.I. agents, the judge had a similar message on Wednesday for former Attorney General Jeff Sessions: Follow the law. It was one of two court decisions this
3-"week making clear that the administration was overstepping its powers to restrict the granting of asylum.The ruling on Wednesday involved then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s decision in June to bar immigrants from seeking asylum based on their fears of domestic violence and
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