Archive: June, 2015



Contact: Francisca Porchas, Puente Movement,, 602-616-4311 BREAKING Saturday, June 13, 2015 Eloy, AZ—In response to ongoing abuse and neglect, the crisis of criminalization and deportation, and two recent suspicious deaths of men detained, over 200 detainees have launched a hunger strike within the Eloy Detention Center. This morning at 9:45am, ... Read More


Contact: Caroline Picker, Puente,, 510-501-7276 For Immediate Release Thursday, June 11, 2015 Phoenix, AZ—As the call for an end to immigrant detention grows, a practice that a recent New York Times editorial says “breeds cruelty and harm, and squanders taxpayer money,” two men died under extraordinarily suspicious circumstances in late May ... Read More
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