COVID-19: Release All People from Immigration Detention

Lives are already at risk in detention, and with the spread of coronavirus, choosing to deprive people of their freedom and disregard the national guidelines of social distancing contributes to the well-documented lethal conditions of incarceration.

Demand: The government can and should release all people from detention immediately.

The threat of a coronavirus outbreak at immigration detention facilities is imminent. People locked up in immigration detention are extremely vulnerable to the spread of infectious disease due to their deprivation of liberty, deteriorating health while in detention,  and the track record of fatally flawed medical care in Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) custody.

Use #FreeThemAll and the following comprehensive toolkit to support your work:

DWN Toolkit to Support Local Demands for Mass Release of People in ICE Custody 

Continually Updated Resource List

Covid-19 Resources in Other Languages

Preparation

Know Your Rights

Immigrant Accompaniment 

Sharing Mutual Aid Information

Humanitarian Release

Immigration Court/ICE Resources