NYIFUP Providers Condemn ICE's Reckless and Dangerous Transfers from Orange County Correctional Facility, Demand Immediate Release of All People from the Facility
(NEW YORK, NY) - The Bronx Defenders, The Legal Aid Society, and Brooklyn Defenders – New York City’s defender organizations providing free legal representation to detained immigrants through the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP) - today released the following statement in response to ICE’s unilateral decision to transfer detained immigrant New Yorkers from the Orange County Correctional Facility (OCCF) in Goshen, New York to unknown locations:
“ICE’s decision to transfer detained immigrant New Yorkers from the Orange County Correctional Facility to unknown locations outside of the NYC area, without any prior notice to detained people’s families or legal counsel, is reckless and unsafe."
View the full press release here.
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