Immigration detention is spreading like a disease. With over 52,000 immigrants being held daily in a network of over 200 detention centers, the scope of the deadly detention system has rapidly increased by over 40 percent in just three years. As Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) continues to plot further expansion, the #CommunitiesNotCages campaign is fighting back. The campaign amplifies the longstanding local organizing of Detention Watch Network members and advocates across the country, while building a nationally coordinated strategy to stop the expansion and ultimately abolish immigration detention in its entirety.

*The above map depicts the massive expansion of the immigration detention system detailing: the expansion of existing facilities, new facility construction, facilities opened in 2018 and Bureau of Prisons facilities. See the map key for more information on the top left hand corner.

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