deportation

An unidentified detainee at the Northwest Detention Center in 2008. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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April is National Poetry Month, and while there are many ways to celebrate, one I enjoy is participating in the 30/30. Writing 30 poems in...

The family of detainee hold signs outside Northwest Detention Center during a demonstration on Saturday. (Photo by Lael Henterly)

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Over 200 activists, family members of former and current immigration detainees and concerned citizens braved the elements Saturday afternoon to stand in solidarity with...

Protestors from "Not One More" link arms to block vans from leaving the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma. (Photo by Jill Mangaliman)

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50 protesters locked down in front of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma yesterday in what they promised would be the first of many direct actions to block deportations.

Guards book a new detainee into the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma. The facility is run by the Geo Group, a private corrections corporation, on contract from the Department of Homeland Security

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Some Tacoma families are going out of their way to make the detainees at the Northwest Detention Center feel a little more welcome.

Many Uch, who was detained in the INS building before it closed in the late 90's, gives one of the interviews used in "left:behind". (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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Local artist Morgan Dusatko's experimental audio tour of Seattle's old INS building offers a chilling, emotional journey through a facility where thousands of immigrants...