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NYCLU Report Documents Immigration Detainee Grievances at Varick Federal Detention Center

Published: Feb 24, 2010 7:00 am

"Voices from Varick: Detainee Grievances at New York City’s Only Federal Immigration Detention Facility, provides a snapshot of the inhumane and illegal conditions plaguing the federal immigration detention system – a patchwork of federal, state, county and private prisons. It analyzes a year’s worth of grievances filed by men being held at the Varick facility, which the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has announced will close on Friday. Varick detainees will be shipped to immigration detention centers that do not necessarily have a better track record of providing care."

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