Stewart Detention Center
August 30, 2018 -
CoreCivic's Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia, has become infamous for its poor living conditions. A group of elected officials from Durham, North Carolina — all women of color — recently traveled to the rural facility to learn more about what their constituents face if arrested by ICE, and to consider how to prevent that from happening.
May 11, 2018 -
Living near ICE's Stewart Detention Center in Georgia, I see buses carrying detainees all the time, and no one is ever looking out the window. Where would you look if you were being sent back to the place you were so desperate to escape?
May 10, 2018 -
On May 16, thousands of North Carolina teachers are expected to rally at the state legislature to advocate for more resources for their students and better pay. Durham teacher Ellen Holmes talks about why she's joining the convergence.
April 20, 2018 -
A lawsuit filed this week against a Tennessee-based private prison corporation that operates an immigrant detention center in Georgia is the latest in a series of such suits challenging prison companies' practices under human trafficking laws — but a group of Republican lawmakers wants the government to defend the companies.
June 1, 2017 -
As the Trump administration locks up growing numbers of undocumented immigrants, they are being held in detention centers across the South where conditions are horrendous — and even deadly.
March 15, 2017 -
In Lumpkin, Georgia, home to the privately-run Stewart Detention Center, lawyers are setting up shop to provide critical legal support to immigrants facing deportation.