Pa. Sen. Casey: Families in Berks Co. detention center have been released

BY: - March 1, 2021

(*This story was updated at 10:21 a.m. on Monday, 3/1/21 with additional reporting) All of the families residing at an immigrant detention center in Berks County have been released, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey’s, D-Pa., office said Sunday. The Scranton Democrat’s office learned Friday from the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement that the families were released […]

Immigration activists call on Wolf to release detainees from ICE center in Berks County

BY: - April 1, 2020

"It has taken a pandemic to do what should have been done years ago," state Rep. Chris Rabb, D-Philadelphia, said during a virutal news conference.

Federal judge in Harrisburg rules ICE must release people at high risk for COVID-19

BY: - March 31, 2020

The decision by U.S. District Judge John E. Jones comes just a day after criminal justice advocates in Philadelphia coordinated a drive-by protest, calling for the release of inmates due to COVID-19 concerns. 


Gov. Wolf, don’t let parents and children spend another Christmas in the ICE detention center in Berks County | Opinion

BY: - December 17, 2019

They are people from all over the world looking to keep their children safe. This is a Latinx issue, an immigration issue and a human rights issue.