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As the Trump administration has ratcheted up its vicious crackdown on immigrants, The Intercept has been reporting from the front lines and the borderlines — exposing the lies and the inhumanity of U.S. immigration enforcement agencies.
Locked for weeks or months in solitary cells, mentally ill and vulnerable detainees are plagued by anxiety, anger, depression, and suicidal impulses.
Ellen Gallagher's yearslong effort to draw attention to ICE's use of solitary confinement was met with a maze of bureaucratic indirection and indifference.
A Customs and Border Protection official confirmed that the agency had launched investigations of journalists and immigrant rights advocates on the border.
Between 25,000 and 49,000 people who were adopted by American parents as children live in fear of deportation because they never got citizenship.
As the federal littering trial of No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren took place in Ajo, Arizona, volunteers recovered human remains in the desert nearby.