End Detention

News from the Fight for Justice from Eloy Detention Center

Press Releases

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Aug2015
For Immediate Release Contact: Caroline Picker, Puente, 510-501-7276,media@puenteaz.org What:  Memorial and Press Conference for Justice for Jose de Jesus Where: Phoenix ICE Field Office, 2035 N Central Ave When:  Thursday, August 20 at 11:30am Who: Former detainees, people with family members in detention, Puente Arizona Visuals: Coffins and Bodybags to represent deaths in immigration detention On May 20, 2015, Jose ... Read More

16

Jul2015
PHOENIX — Inside, away from the 105-degree heat, the scene was intense: progressive activists, crying and expressing anger and disbelief, as undocumented immigrants and activists described in personal terms the grim realities of the border — skeletal remains in the desert, days without food and water, and deportation. This was ... Read More

25

Jun2015
Read the complete article here: http://noticias.univision.com/video/613056/2015-06-25/edicion-nocturna/videos/aumentan-muertes-inmigrantes-centros

24

Jun2015
Activists contend that immigrant detainee Jose de Jesus Deniz-Sahagun was beaten before he died, even though an autopsy report by the Pima County Medical Examiner's Office ruled the death a suicide. The report, obtained by The Arizona Republic, does raise ... Read More

24

Jun2015
For Immediate Release Contact: Caroline Picker, Puente, media@puenteaz.org, 510-501-7276 Phoenix, AZ—Family members of Jose de Jesus Deniz Sahagun, who died in custody at the Eloy Detention Center on May 20th, 2015 are traveling to Arizona to demand an independent investigation that can answer questions about his death. While the autopsy report ... Read More

17

Jun2015
Sara salió del Centro de Detención Eloy el Lunes, 15 de Junio. Aquí comparte sus testimonio sobre los abusos que vio adentro y la huelga de hambre. Sara was released from the Eloy Detention Center on Monday, June 15. Here she shares her testimony about the abuses she saw inside and ... Read More
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17

Jun2015
For Immediate Release Contact: Caroline Picker, Puente, media@puenteaz.org, 510-501-7276 Wednesday, June 17 Puente has obtained the autopsy report of Jose de Jesus Deniz-Sahagun, whose death in the Eloy Detention Center on May 20, 2015, has incited protests inside and outside of detention and a congressional call for a Department of Justice investigation. The ... Read More

17

Jun2015
For Immediate Release Contact: Caroline Picker, Puente, media@puenteaz.org, 510-501-7276 Wednesday, June 17 In response to a 200-person hunger strike in the Eloy Detention Center launched this previous weekend, Representative Raul Grijalva has called for an immediate Department of Justice investigation into two recent deaths at the facility, as well as allegations of ... Read More

14

Jun2015
Contacts: Caroline Picker, Puente, media@puenteaz.org, 510-501-7276 Francisca Porchas, Puente, 602-616-4311 For Immediate Release Monday, June 15 What: Press Conference and Rally in Support of Eloy Hunger Strikers Where: In front of Phoenix ICE Field Office, 2035 N Central Ave When: Monday, June, 15 at 11am Who: Families of hunger strikers, people formerly detained in Eloy, Puente Eloy, ... Read More

13

Jun2015
PRESS ADVISORY June 13, 2015 TONIGHT: COMMUNITY VIGIL IN SUPPORT OF ELOY HUNGER STRIKERS WHAT:  Family members and community advocates gather at Eloy Detention Center to support huger strikers. Earlier today 200 immigrant detainees declared a hunger strike demanding an independent investigation to recent deaths and conditions. After they ... Read More

13

Jun2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2015 Contact: Francisca Porchas, Puente Movement, media@puenteaz.org, 602-410-9869 Tania Unzueta, Not1More campaign, 773-387-3186 BREAKING: Eloy Detention Center Guards Retaliate Against Hunger Strikers By Keeping Them in 100 Degree Weather, Endanger Immigrant Lives Eloy, AZ - Immigrant detainees who this morning ... Read More

13

Jun2015
A group of 200 immigrant detainees launched a hunger strike at Eloy Detention Center outside Phoenix Saturday morning to protest a detainee's death last month and call attention to conditions at the facility, said ... Read More
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Jun2015
Contact: Francisca Porchas, Puente Movement, media@puenteaz.org, 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

11

Jun2015
Contact: Caroline Picker, Puente, media@puenteaz.org, 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
Immigrant Deportations

05

Apr2014
PHOENIX (AP) — Immigration advocates and supporters rallied Saturday in cities across the country in a renewed effort to push President Barack Obama to put a freeze on deportations. Organizers of the more than 50 planned "Day of Action" demonstrations said ... Read More

05

Apr2014
Mira el reporte entero: http://noticias.univision.com/video/424258/2014-04-06/edicion-nocturna/videos/caravana-pide-liberacion-de-joven-deportado Mira el reporte entero en http://noticias.univision.com/video/424258/2014-04-06/edicion-nocturna/videos/caravana-pide-liberacion-de-joven-deportado

14

Oct2013
Immigrant rights activists blocked the entrance to Eloy Detention Center in Arizona and held a demonstration in front of Phoenix’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement office on Monday, in the latest in a series of acts of civil disobedience to protest deportations. The ... Read More
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