Irwin County, GA

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Former ICE detainee speaks up about treatment in Irwin County

(OCILLA, GA) – Less than a week following Immigration and Customs Enforcement severed ties with the Irwin County Detention Center, one of the survivors spoke with us about her experience.”. Lourdes T. who has asked to not have her last name aired tells us, “You don’t even treat animals like...
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Biden admin to discontinue use of Georgia immigration detention center following accusations of abuse

The Biden administration is planning to discontinue using an immigration detention center in Irwin County, Georgia following allegations of abuse. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas directed U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to start making preparations, which includes preserving evidence for ongoing investigations, relocating ICE personnel and other tasks.
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Biden administration to discontinue use of immigration detention in Irwin County following accusations of abuse, mistreatment

The Biden administration is planning to discontinue using an immigration detention center in Irwin County, Georgia following allegations of abuse. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas directed U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to start making preparations, which includes preserving evidence for ongoing investigations, relocating ICE personnel, and other tasks.
Irwin County, GAyournewsnet.com

I.C.E. Stops Using Two Facilities, Expert: It's a Message

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement has discontinued use of two of its facilities. One, located in Irwin County, Georgia, had complaints from women saying they were subjected to unwanted medical procedures. The other also had reports of inhuman treatment. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has always been under scrutiny with both...
Irwin County, GAMoultrie Observer

Feds order ICE to stop detaining immigrants in Irwin County Detention Center

ATLANTA — The federal government has ordered the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to stop detaining immigrants in the Irwin County Detention Center. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas ordered ICE to “as soon as possible” to sever its contracts with the detention center in Ocilla, according the records obtained by The Washington Post.
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Authorities seize cash, drugs, weapons in Irwin County

IRWIN COUNTY, Ga. - The Irwin County Sheriff's Office made a significant drug and cash bust this week. A deputy made a major drug and cash bust on Friday during a traffic stop for speeding. The suspect was charged with various drug and weapon charges, including felony possession of a...
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Ga. Supreme Court rules for Duke defense

ATLANTA (WALB) - The Supreme Court of Georgia has reversed an Irwin County court’s ruling that the Georgia Indigent Defense Act provides no means for pro bono counsel representing Ryan Alexander Duke to obtain state funds for defense experts and an investigator. “Contrary to the trial court’s conclusion, the Indigent...