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News roundup on Detention & Deportation, 2/9/10

February 10, 2010

A small group of protesters connected to Casa de Maryland rallies outside the federal building at Hopkins Plaza Thursday. The rally comes after a raid by immigration authorities on a restaurant in Anne Arundel County, Casa says. (Baltimore Sun photo by Amy Davis / February 4, 2010)

  1. Arizona Daily Star: 39 prisoners on fast track to deportation

    Sam Sparks; Federal judge sentenced three men to time served. Photo: Robert Godwin/FOR AMERICAN-STATESMAN

  2. Huffington Post: Transfers Imminent as Varick Street Immigration Detention Center Set to Close
  3. Austin-American Statesman (TX): Federal judge questions immigration prosecutions – Sparks suggests it’s too expensive to jail those without any significant criminal history.
  4. Oklahoman: Immigrant jail time in Oklahoma County studied Some claim Oklahoma county profited from keeping detainees longer
  5. KTVZ TV: Oregon prison inmate deportation program under way
  6. New America Media: Study: Immigration Crackdowns Hurt Children
  7. Washington Post: US wants out of suit over Chinese detainee’s death
  8. Providence Journal: Trooper vindicated in traffic stop
  9. Baltimore Sun: Protest quickly staged after raid leads to 7 being detained
  10. Houston Chronicle: Immigrant facilities subpar – Chronicle review shows ICE not enforcing its own standards of care

BENJIE SANDERS / ARIZONA DAILY STAR A group of non-violent offenders whose scheduled release date was within 90 days left Friday for an ICE unit in Phoenix.

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