Jersey detainees were recently scattered across the country, as far away as Louisiana and Nevada.
They blockaded ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations office in Newark, NJ, bringing to a halt that office’s work, which includes processing all deportations and transfers of people in ICE detention in the state.
More than 200,000 NYC workers are eligible for benefits of as much as $15,600. But burdensome paperwork requirements could hinder access to first-of-its-kind fund.
Amidst mounting public pressure for North Jersey Counties to end their contractual relationships with ICE, the agency has been moving detainees at its whim.
Detainee hunger strike starts, stops amid conflicting rumors.
A diverse and eclectic crowd of several hundred people rallied Saturday at Union Square.
However, County commissioners will replace ICE revenue by housing inmates from neighboring Union County.