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New Lawsuits And Investigations Are Bringing Longtime ICE Abuses To Light

A young protester takes part in a march and rally against the separation of immigrant families June 30, 2018 outside the detention facility of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Los Angeles, Californ... A young protester takes part in a march and rally against the separation of immigrant families June 30, 2018 outside the detention facility of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Los Angeles, California. - Thousands of demonstrators, baking in the heat and opposed to the US immigration policy, marched across the country Saturday, June 30, 2018 to protest the separation of families under President Donald Trump's hardline agenda. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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July 3, 2018 2:25 p.m.

The surge in scrutiny of the U.S. government’s immigration apparatus — through a bevy of lawsuits, internal watchdog investigations, media reports, and international inquiries — has uncovered abysmal conditions and abuses that have gone under the radar for many years, predating the Trump administration but continuing today.

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