GDW endorses call to close ACDC, Stewart, and Irwin!

On Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 11am in front of the Atlanta ICE Field Offices, immigrant rights organizations, Georgia Detention Watch, Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR), Black Alliance for Just Immigration, Project South, and Detention Watch Network demanded the mayor of Atlanta, the County Commissioners of Stewart County, and the County Commissioners of Irwin County immediately close the Atlanta City Detention Center (ACDC), the Stewart Detention Center, and the Irwin County Detention Center, following the deaths of Atul Kumar Babubhai Patel and Jean Carlos Jimenz-Joseph at ACDC and Stewart. Groups also demanded an end to all contracts between the City of Atlanta, Stewart County, and Irwin County with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Event Link: Shut Down Stewart, Irwin, and ACDC!


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