Tuesday, September 28, 2021

ICE will Close Two Problematic Detention Centers in Georgia & Massachusetts

The Biden administration has decided to close Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers in Georgia and Massachusetts due to allegations of abusive treatment of immigrants. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas instructed ICE to terminate its contract with the Bristol County Sheriff’s Office and transfer migrant detainees out of the C. Carlos Carreiro Immigrant Detention […]

Senate Confirms Alejandro Mayorkas as Homeland Security Secretary

Just yesterday the Senate confirmed Alejandro Mayorkas as Homeland Security Secretary making him the first Latino to have a position that will have a central role in the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, a Russia- linked cyber hack, and domestic extremism. Mayorkas was confirmed by a 56-43 vote, the narrowest margin yet for a […]