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Lancaster explores law to restrict local police interaction with ICE

Immigration advocates and Lancaster City council members are rallying for legislation that would prohibit local police and city officials from sharing information with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. 

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

ACLU of Pa. ends lawsuit against Clearfield County over immigrant detention center vote

The lawsuit challenged the county on open meeting laws and could have halted the conversion of the prison.

By Anthony Orozco

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A new immigrant detention center will open in former Clearfield County prison

A new federal immigration detention center will open in Clearfield County, after the York County prison ended a contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement in August.

By Min Xian/SpotlightPA

York County Prison has no more ICE detainees. Advocates call it a ‘partial victory’

Many detainees have been sent to other detention centers, in some cases farther from their families.

By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

‘It just feels surreal’: Family reunites after father’s detention at York County Prison

Alfredo Carmona was detained by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement on April 14 while on his way to work.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

Immigration advocacy groups say hunger strike at York County Prison led to retaliation

Immigrant advocacy groups that work directly with detainees allege ICE and prison staff retaliated by taking away detainees’ access to phones, TVs and showers.

By Anthony Orozco and Gabriela Martínez/WITF

Immigrant group wants clear rules on ICE in Philly schools

Juntos organizers launched its Sanctuary Schools Campaign Monday, calling for more training, clearer district guidelines and renewed financial investment to make schools a safe space for children regardless of their immigration status.

By Claudia Lauer/The Associated Press