Reactions to Wyatt Dentention Center crisis

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The Rhode Island Immigrant Coalition1, a group (listed below) of more than thirty community organizations and agencies organized to support immigrants in Rhode Island, opposes the detention of immigrants at the Wyatt Detention Centerin Central Falls and is calling for the

  • Revocation of the contract with ICE for detention of immigrants at the Wyatt Detention Center; and that
  • Detained immigrants’ immediate access to legal, pastoral, health, social and human services, and basic human rights.

Last Friday the Rhode Island ACLU revealed that the facility is holding more than 100 ICE detainees and that there is a contract with ICE to hold up to 225 detainees. Read more>>>