September 27, 2021

Never Again RI wants Biden to keep promise and end ICE contracts

“Many of our grandparents and great-grandparents left their homelands because the authorities were purposely hunting and hurting...

Close High Side Coalition demonstrates the cruelty of solitary confinement in Rhode Island
May 14, 2021

Close High Side Coalition demonstrates the cruelty of solitary confinement in Rhode Island

“I spent two years in seg, in solitary confinement,” said Close High Side Coalition organizer Tarah Dorsey....

September 24, 2020

AMOR protests forced sterilizations outside the Wyatt and the ACI

“Throughout history, forced sterilizations have been used as a means of controlling undesirable populations, immigrants, people of...

September 21, 2020

Shame on Citizens campaign calls on Citizens Bank to divest from private prisons and ICE

“Citizens Bank … continues to provide over $120 million dollars in loans to CoreCivic. Financial support of...

July 22, 2020

Rhode Island to sue Trump over census memo

“We are here to remind everyone that the Constitution is very clear,” said Providence City Council President...

June 22, 2020

Refugee Dream Center honors intersections between World Refugee Day and Juneteenth

“There are over 26 million refugees around the world,” said Bah. “People suffering because human beings made...

June 2, 2020

Judge’s decision reveals why all Wyatt ICE detainees are being given bail hearings starting tomorrow

“The fact that … the government has not undertaken any real effort to ascertain the underlying medical...

June 1, 2020

Judge orders immediate bail hearings for ICE detainees at Wyatt Detention Center

“With the outbreak of COVID at Wyatt, the court is beginning a process to assess whether releasing...

June 1, 2020

Judge grants motion for ICE detainee bail hearings at Wyatt

Update! See: Judge orders immediate bail hearings for ICE detainees at Wyatt Detention Center United States District...

May 15, 2020

ACLU class-action lawsuit seeks release for all ICE detainees at Wyatt Detention Center

“There is no doubt that we are facing a public health and humanitarian crisis if ICE does...

May 5, 2020

13 detainees and three staff test positive for COVID-19 at Wyatt

The May 4 Wyatt Status Report, issued biweekly, now shows that 13 detainees and 3 members of...

May 6, 2020

Wyatt cannot guarantee safety of medically vulnerable detainees, determines Court

“Wyatt’s current precautions cannot absolutely ‘identify infected individuals and ensure that they do not come into contact...

April 28, 2020

Correctional officer tests positive for COVID-19 at Wyatt

“They have a plan in place to isolate patients who are ill and to prevent transmission…”...

April 24, 2020

Another ICE detainee released from Wyatt; Prison now has at least six COVID-19 cases

“The risk of contracting COVID-19 in a detention center, such as the Wyatt, is dangerously high. As...

April 24, 2020

Judge orders immediate release of two health compromised ICE detainees from Wyatt during pandemic

“Until further order of the Court, Petitioners are to be immediately released subject to the following conditions…“...