Freedom for Immigrants has documented some 800 incidents of hate and bias by guards against people in ICE detention. In many cases, verbal abuse led to physical and sexual assault, denial of medical services, retaliatory use of solitary confinement and denial of visits.
The federal agencies are using facial recognition software in a largely unauthorized practice that experts say disproportionately subjects people of color to “heightened danger of misidentification and false arrests.”
While the Department of Commerce confirmed it had conceded on the question, Trump—via tweet—and later officials, in a federal court, claimed they are looking for ways around the Supreme Court decision that found the citizenship question unconstitutional.
The Supreme Court ruled that federal courts can’t intervene in cases where political parties blatantly manipulate district maps to their advantage. But there are alternatives to fight partisan gerrymandering.