José Olivares is a multimedia journalist and an associate producer with WNYC’s “The Takeaway.” His work has been published by NPR, USA Today Network publications, NACLA Report, and others. He is originally from Mexico City and is based in New York.
The War on ImmigrantsICE Medical Misconduct Witness Slated for Deportation Is a U.S. Citizen, Says Lawyer
In recent weeks, after Alma Bowman became a key witness for medical misconduct at an immigration jail, ICE moved to deport her.
The War on ImmigrantsNumber of Women Alleging Misconduct by ICE Gynecologist Nearly Triples
Advocates briefed senators on allegations that a doctor working with an ICE detention center performed unnecessary or overly aggressive procedures.
The War on Immigrants“He Just Empties You All Out”: Whistleblower Reports High Number of Hysterectomies at ICE Detention Facility
“I’ve had several inmates tell me that they’ve been to see the doctor and they’ve had hysterectomies and they don’t know why they went or why they’re going.”
The Coronavirus Crisis“A Silent Pandemic”: Nurse at ICE Facility Blows the Whistle on Coronavirus Dangers
Irwin Detention Center, run by LaSalle Corrections, has refused to test detainees and underreported Covid-19 cases, the nurse says.