• ice May 20

    ICE to Close Detention Center in Massachusetts Accused of Mistreatment

    The Biden Administration directed the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Thursday to discontinue use of a detention center in Bristol County, Massachusetts, saying it is no longer needed. “Allow me to state one foundational principle: We will not tolerate the mistreatment of individuals in civil immigration detention or substandard conditions of detention,” Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said...

  • coronavirus May 8, 2020

    Judge Orders Bristol Sheriff to Test Detainees for Coronavirus

    All immigrant detainees and staff in Bristol County Jail must get tested for the coronavirus, a federal judge ruled, just days after an altercation over testing in the facility. U.S. District Court Judge William Young found that the Bristol County Sheriff and ICE “likely have acted unconstitutionally and shown deliberate indifference to the substantial risk of serious harm,” posed...

  • Bristol County May 3, 2020

    ICE Detainees Involved in Violent Incident

    Congressman Joe Kennedy III called for an investigation into what happened in light of reports that detainees at the C. Carlos Carreiro Immigration Detention Center were assaulted by Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson and some of his officers.

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