ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days. He’s not the only one who had to prove his citizenship
Your periodic reminder that ICE routinely detains and deports 🇺🇸American citizens🇺🇸. Providing your passport and citizenship papers won’t protect you; you won’t even be given access to a lawyer.
A significant LAT investigation: ICE has arrested more than 1400 US citizens
ICE stole three and a half years of a US citizen’s life
This joke is offensive.
Regarding that US Citizen born in Dallas in CBP custody: he's almost certainly not the only one. Between 2012 and 2017 ICE detained 1480 US citizens for up to three years
“Since 2012, ICE has released from its custody more than 1,480 people after investigating their citizenship claims” This means ICE has been detaining american citizens.
Maybe next we can spend a day arguing about ICE detaining US citizens
[And again. This shit can happen to any Black citizen in America.] ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days. He’s not the only one who had to prove his citizenship
The indomitable and I have been chipping away at this for months: Imagine being a passport-carrying American and having #ICE put the cuffs on you for being an undocumented immigrant. It doesn't happen often, but when it does, it's a mess
This story of US citizens wrongly imprisoned by ICE (one person was held for over 3 years) is absolutely disgusting.
Then you definitely shouldn't read this piece and I did last year on the issue.
Just bc 21 Savage has been apparently detained by ICE doesn’t mean he’s not a US citizen. it’s not unprecedented at all for ICE to detain U.S. citizens. Acc to the LA Times, *at least* 1480 U.S. citizens have been unlawfully detained by ICE since 2012.
ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days. He’s not alone. ICE agents repeatedly target U.S. citizens for deportation by mistake, making wrongful arrests based on incomplete records, bad data and lax investigations, an LA Times review shows.
There is no other way to put this: The Trump administration is trampling on the due process rights of US citizens.
ICE held a US citizen for 3.5 years. Because Davino Watson, a black man, was accused of not being a citizen, he had no right to free counsel. Although he hadn't graduated high school, he tired to learn immigration law in prison. He was ordered deported.
ICE has detained 1,480 Americans since 2012. There shouldn't be a government agency whose sole purpose is deportation. It's time to #AbolishICE.
Today's Page 1 dominated by two big investigations: Toxic cleanup in some of LA's poorest area so slow, endangering residents Expose of ICE mistakenly arresting US citizens
ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days. He’s not the only one who's had to prove his citizenship.
ICE has arrested, detained hundreds of American citizens it mistook for undocumented immigrants, some for months or years at a time. It's then left to the U.S. citizens to figure out where the government screwed up, or they risk getting arrested again.
ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days. He’s not the only one who had to prove his citizenship
My American husband could easily fall prey to an overeager agent. Our databases are flawed, our courts overburdened, & the presumption of guilt pervades the immigration system. We can't forget improving enforcement when we talk immigration reform.
ICE held a Black American for almost 3 years and settled for a mere $20,000 after refusing his birth certificate as proof
“You feel like your rights are stripped from you. You feel hopeless.” Important, distressing report by and on how ICE wrongly detains US citizens
ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days. He’s not the only one who had to prove his citizenship
ICE has detained over one-thousand U.S. citizens. In the United States. Some for over a year. Some who even presented their U.S. passports:
Since 2012 ICE has arrested > 1,480 American citizens, some who spent months, even years trying to prove their citizenship despite passports being presented DOJ records & interviews w/immigration attys uncovered hundreds of addl cases in immigration courts
ICE mistakenly arrested a US citizen. When his son presented his father’s passport and citizenship certificate, ICE officers refused to consider the documents.
ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days. He’s not the only one who had to prove his citizenship
. "agents repeatedly target U.S. citizens for deportation by mistake, making wrongful arrests based on incomplete government records, bad data and lax investigations..."
“Homeland Security? What do you want with me?” Thus begins a 3-1/2 year odyssey in ICE detention. For a U.S. citizen.
ICE detaining/attempting to deport U.S. citizens peaked under Obama
ICE held an American citizen in custody for 3-1/2 years. He’s not the only one. ICE “agents repeatedly target U.S. citizens for deportation by mistake, making wrongful arrests based on incomplete government records, bad data and lax investigations….”
Since 2012, some 1,500 U.S. citizens have been locked up by ICE, in some cases for months, because of mistaken claims that they weren't Americans, & find. That's almost one a day.
Fantastic piece by and about ICE’s routine arrests of US citizens due to reckless reliance on erroneous databases - an issue we’ll take to trial later this year!
This is just one of the reasons EVERYONE, no matter what your position on immigration, should be worried about ICE’s abuse of power. ICE thinks they are accountable to no one. And unless we hold them accountable - they are right. #ICEonTrial
As if we need another reason to go ahead and ABOLISH ICE
ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days. He’s not the only one who had to prove his citizenship
Today in Our American Dystopia: Citizen erroneously held in custody for three years. "uncovered hundreds of additional case... in which people were forced to prove they are Americans and sometimes spent months or even years in detention."
Our taxes fund this racist process. You won't find too many white folks, immigrants or not, in ICE custody. ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days. He’s not the only one who had to prove his citizenship
ICE has jailed hundreds of US citizens without due process
OUTRAGEOUS -- ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days. He’s not the only one who had to prove his citizenship
This is one the most disgusting articles I’ve ever read. American citizens, immigrants — no one deserves to be treated like this. Obama’s inaction, to put it kindly, in regard to the growth of ICE will be a stain on his legacy.
ICE has released more than 1,480 people from custody since 2012 after investigating claims that they were US citizens. One US citizen was held for 1,273 days.
“Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents repeatedly target U.S. citizens for deportation by mistake, making wrongful arrests based on incomplete government records, bad data and lax investigations”
Something even more offensive than barbed jokes
A U.S. citizen since 1994. Detained by I.C.E. for 1,273 days. This is not an isolated incident. Our immigration system is broken, inefficient, and fueled by hate. We. Must. Do. Better.
Powerful piece of journalism from the about one of the most important stories of our time — what’s going on at ICE, and specifically in this case, how wrongful arrests are handled
ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents repeatedly target U.S. citizens for deportation by mistake
"Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents repeatedly target U.S. citizens for deportation by mistake, making wrongful arrests based on incomplete government records, bad data and lax investigations, according to a Times review"
ICE has mistakenly arrested and imprisoned nearly 1500 American citizens.
ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days. He’s not the only one who had to prove his citizenship Thousands of Americans have been wrongly detained by ICE because its databases are riddled with errors. David Watson was held for three years.
Not just EU countries, apparently. The really worrying thing about all of these cases is that it seems the enforcement agencies do not have adequate oversight from the courts.
Davino Watson, a U.S. citizen, was wrongfully held in immigration detention centers for more than three years while he sought to prove his citizenship.
ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days. He’s not the only one who had to prove his citizenship
Garbage in, garbage out — with these consequences
"The detentions of U.S. citizens amount to an unsettling type of collateral damage in the government’s effort to remove undocumented or unwanted immigrants."