6: Immigration Detention in Our Backyard

6: Immigration Detention in Our Backyard

Julie Mente sat down with Samah Sisay, Staff Attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights, to shine a light on the human rights violations occurring at Orange County Correctional Facility. Samah delves into the true reality of immigration detention in New York, sharing stories of inhumane conditions faced by people detained and how they have organized and advocated against these conditions. Finally, learn about the lawsuit filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights, NYCLU and Bronx Defenders against Orange County, ICE, and officials and discover how you can support efforts to end immigration detention in New York and support those inside. 

Notes:

https://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/ortiz-v-orange-county-ny

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