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Unprecedented Jailing of Immigrants in Oregon Federal Prison Ends

This spring, the Trump administration secretly transferred 124 asylum seekers from the border to a federal prison in rural Oregon. Thanks to an emergency lawsuit and an outpouring of community support, Oregon is no longer holding detained immigrants at Sheridan prison.

December 7, 2018

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