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- John Washington and Jacqueline Stevens, "Democratic Representative Pushed to Create a Massive Migrant Health Database that No One Wants," The Intercept, Jan. 4. Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-IL) exploits migrant health crisis.
- Jackie Stevens and James Marcus, "Are we Approaching a Turning Point in the US Immigration Crisis?" Guardian, August 17.
- Tom Hals, "U.S. to Ramp Up Deportations with Sweeping New Rule," Reuters, July 23, citing Clinic research.
- Betsy Woodruff, "Private Prison Bosses Beg Taxpayers to Pay Human Trafficking Lawsuit Bills," July 17. Reports release of communications between GEO and ICE Clinic obtained through FOIA litigation.
- Nadia Reiman, "My Very Unhappy Birthday," This American Life, July 12. Features Clinic research on juveniles being moved to ICE jails based on unlawful assessments that disregard bona fide document and narratives.
- Jay Root, "Border Hustle: A Father's Decision to Smuggle his Daughter across the Border," TIME magazine and Texas Tribune documentary (24 minutes), (Clinic research introduced at minute 11.)
- J-School Feature of DRC
- Greg Allen, "ICE Detained the Wrong Person," NPR, December 18.
- Amanda Holpuch, "Private Prison Companies Served with Lawsuits over Using Detainee Labor," The Guardian, November 25, 2018.
- Shannon Najmabadi, "Across the Country, Basements, Offices, and Hotels Play Short-term Host to People in ICE Custody," Texas Observer, August 29.
- Stevens, "Congress Sets the Pay Rates for Migrant Prison Work," Wall Street Journal, August 28, Letter to the Editor.
- Chava Gourarie, "Reporting Around ICE," Columbia Journalism Review, August 10.
- Swiss Public Radio, Free Movement, with Jacqueline Stevens (Director), July 26 (in French).
- Debate in The Economist, "Should People be Free to Choose the Country in which they Live?" June 18 - 24, Stevens defends the "Yes" position.
- Jacqueline Stevens (Director), "When Migrants Are Treated Like Slaves," The New York Times, April 4.
- Steve Coll, "When ICE Tries to Deport Americans, Who Defends Them?" New Yorker, March 21, uses Deportation Research Clinic data.
- Alan Perez, "Prof. Jacqueline Stevens Talks Deportation Flaws, Clinic Work," The Daily Northwestern, March 7.
- The Takeaway, WNYC/NPR, "ICE Arrests Are Up, but Deportations Are Down," February 19, interview with Director Jacqueline Stevens.
- "U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Concerned with Alleged Abusive Labor Practices at Immigration Detention Centers," December 2017 press release announcing the Commission's calls to Congress and the Department of Homeland Security to investigate abusive labor conditions at immigration detention centers, citing Professor Stevens' research on dollar-a-day wages, detention center work program policies obtained through a FOIA request filed by the Clinic, and documents filed in Menocal v. GEO Group, Inc. hosted on the Clinic's website.
- Maria Benevento, "Without a Lawyer, Immigrants Lost in a System Stacked Against Them," National Catholic Reporter online, December 15.
- Shikha Dalmia, "How Immigration Crackdowns Screw Up Americans' Lives," from the December 2017 issue of Reason magazine.
- Lise Olsen, "Hundreds of Citizens End Up in Deportation Proceedings Each year, Immigration Court Data Shows," Houston Chronicle, July 30.
- Kim Brooks, "Leaving a Child Behind," New York magazine, July 11.
- Adam Ruins Everything, "Jackie Stevens Exposes the Bizarre World of Immigration Courts and Detention Centers," July 5, interview with Director Jacqueline Stevens.
- The Takeaway, WNYC/NPR, "The History and Practice of Immigration Detention," May 16, interview with Director Jacqueline Stevens.
- Madison Pauley, "How a Private Prison Company Used Detained Immigrants for Free Labor," Mother Jones, April 3.
- The Takeaway, WNYC/NPR, "Exploring the Shadow World of ICE Prisons," March 13, interview with Director Jacqueline Stevens on ICE detention and GEO lawsuit.
- "Charlie Rose," March 10, interview with Director Jacqueline Stevens on detention, open borders, private prisons.
- Warren Olney, KCRW (NPR syndicated), "To the Point," March 8, interview with Director Jacqueline Stevens on GEO lawsuit and ICE detention facilities.
- Kristine Phillips, "Thousands of ICE Detainees Claim they were Forced into Labor, a Violation of Anti-Slavery Laws," Washington Post, March 5, on landmark federal lawsuit using Clinic research, .
- Oliver Ortega, "ICE Causes Widespread Fear in Immigrant Communities, Then Rebuffs Lawmakers," The Progressive, February 16.
- Olver Ortega, "What Donald Trump's Executive Orders Mean for the Immigrant Community," The Progressive, January 30.
- Eyder Peralta, "You Say You're An American, But What If You Had To Prove It Or Be Deported?" NPR, December 22.
- "Why the Immigration Courts are a Huge Mess," Adam Ruins Everything (excerpt), truTV, September 21.
- Max Siegelbaum, "Immigration Courts in Prisons Raise Issues of Due Process, Public Access," Trib Live (Pennsylvania), July 31.
- Kate Sierzputowski, "Confronting the Fears Detained Immigrants Face in the US," Hypoallergenic, July 22, 2016, on Director Jacqueline Stevens' speech at an installation by Northwestern University's Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities Artist in Residence (2012) Jenny Polak.
- Jeanne Kuang, "Some Citizens Face Immigration Arrests because of Weak Legal Protections, Experts Say," Chicago Tribune, June 7.
- Deanna Isaacs, "Northwestern Surrenders in Battle over Military Leader for Buffett Institute," Chicago Reader, April 20.
- Molly Hennesy-Fiske, "Paid $1 to $3 a Day, Unauthorized Immigrants Keep Family Detention Centers Running," Los Angeles Times, August 3.
- Alexandra Starr, "At Low Pay, Government Hires Immigrants Held at Detention Centers," NPR, Alexandra Starr, July 23.
- Adam Raney, "When the U.S. Deports Its Own Citizens," Al Jazeera (online and television report), June 15.
- Ian Urbina, "Using Jailed Migrants as a Pool of Cheap Labor," New York Times, May 24.
- Jacqueline Stevens (Director), "The New Abolitionism: The Struggle to End Deportation," Tikkun, July 28.
- Jacqueline Stevens (Director), "Citizenship to Go," New York Times, May 17.
- "ICE Defends Voluntary Work Program," Fox Latino, August 3.
- Patrik Jonsson, "Deported Teen Returns to US: How Many Are Mistakenly Banished?" Christian Science Monitor, January 7.
- Julia Preston, "ICE Crackdown Also Snares Americans," New York Times, December 13.
- Jacqueline Stevens, The Nation magazine, 2008-2010, articles on ICE and immigration judge misconduct.