After more than a half-century and the imprisonment of millions of people without trial, China officially moved to abolish its re-education through labor camp system at the end of last year. When the Communist Party makes such sweeping policy statements, it pays to be a little skeptical. Last decade, the government abolished one detention system — and then secretly created another. So, recently I headed out on a re-education through labor camp road trip to try to find out what the government is doing with its labor camps and what is happening to all those prisoners. My assistant, Yang, drew up an itinerary based on addresses he found online. Once shrouded in secrecy, many camps are now pretty easy to find, thanks to inmates' attorneys, who have posted their locations so relatives can track down loved ones who are inside.
Federal officials are once again expanding a detention camp for migrant About 2, teenagers were being detained there as of last week. of Homeland Security, which oversees ICE -- would once again lapse. It costs about $ per night for each person in ICE custody, which.
President Obama who is on a family vacation on Martha's Vineyard is playing at the nearby golf club.
How to make the inhuman absurdity of immigration detention freshly visible? In just over a decade we have witnessed riots, fires, naked protests and hunger strikes by immigration detainees. There have been many allegations of racism, abuse and violence by detainees and undercover journalists.