Tag: Immigration Detention

  1. Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Work Authorization Extended for Certain Immigrants; DHS to Implement House Arrest for Some Noncitizens; Republican Offers New Citizenship Bill

    Federal Government Will Extend Length of Work Authorization for Some Immigrants The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) has announced plans to increase the validity length of work authorization cards for certain immigrant classifications. This is an effort to reduce the times that immigrant workers would need to file the applications. USCIS is currently facing an enormous backlog of nearly 4 million applications, leading to inordinately long delays READ MORE READ MORE

  2. Hudson County, New Jersey, Agrees to Detain Immigrants for ICE Until 2020 for over $60 Million

    Yesterday, the Freeholders of Hudson County, New Jersey, approved a resolution that renews a contract with Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) to house immigrant detainees at the Hudson County Correctional Facility in Kearny, New Jersey. READ MORE

  3. Risking a $27 Million Loss in Revenue, Hudson County, New Jersey, Votes to Extend Agreement to House Immigrant Detainees

    New Jersey’s Hudson County has agreed to maintain an immigrant detention facility for years to come. READ MORE

  4. New Jersey Prisons Earning Tens