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Joint Letter: Objecting to use of Pandemic to Enact Inhumane Policies at Southern Border

Read our joint letter to Acting Secretary of the DHS and the Director of the CDC regarding human rights violations during COVID-19.

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VIDEO: Family Separation 2.0

ICE is using a global pandemic as an excuse to separate families...again.

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VIDEO: A Letter from Genevieve

We recently received a letter from nine-year-old Genevieve that moved our hearts and lifted our spirits. See her story.

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Raices’ Statement in response to the news of a death in the Otay Mesa Detention Center

San Antonio, Texas - Today we learned that a man detained by ICE at the Otay Mesa Detention Center in San Diego has died from COVID-19. This tragedy appears to be the first COVID-19 related death of a detained migrant in ICE custody.

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RAICES Statement on Trump’s Proposed Immigration Ban

President Trump announced yesterday his intent to close down the United States to all immigration, barring anyone across the world from living and working here.

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VIDEO: COVID-19 Hits Detention

Our clients living in detention don’t have the luxury of sheltering in place. We speak to experts in the field about what’s really happening in detention in the time of COVID-19.

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AUDIO: Two Fathers Trapped in Detention during COVID-19

We obtained recordings of 2 fathers trapped with their children at Karnes Detention Center in Texas.

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O.M.G. v. Wolf — Release the Families

RAICES, Rapid Defense Network and ALDEA File Lawsuit Against DHS and DOJ Seeking Release of Families Being Held in Family Detention Centers Due to COVID-19 Risk

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RAICES Response to COVID-19

As we balance safety and fighting for our communities, here's our update.

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