Immigration

As Biden Inherits A Harsh Immigrant Detention System, Advocates Look For Him To Change It

Posted on · Texas is home to more immigrant detention centers than any other state, making it ground zero for any changes President Joe Biden will make to the system. Though advocates have said they're optimistic about this new chapter, Biden is inheriting expanded detention infrastructure with a record of poor medical treatment.

Immigration

People In Texas ICE Detention Centers Are 15 Times More Likely Than The Public To Have COVID-19

Posted on · Detainees inside Texas immigrant detention centers are 15 times more likely to have COVID-19 than people in the state's general population, considering active cases. More than 1,200 have tested positive since the pandemic started.