Pax Christi New Jersey joins activists to mark Ash Wednesday by highlighting immorality of ICE’s brutal treatment of immigrants

Organizations mark their 25th year in struggle to end immigration detention in New Jersey New Jersey-On Wednesday February 17th beginning at 10 am organizations including Pax Christi New Jersey and First Friends of New Jersey & New York will gather for a vigil in Liberty State Park. This will be the 12th year that they are gathering … Continue reading Pax Christi New Jersey joins activists to mark Ash Wednesday by highlighting immorality of ICE’s brutal treatment of immigrants

Prison is no place for a pandemic

by Kathy O'LearyPax Christi New Jersey I have worked within coalitions to abolish immigration detention in New Jersey for the better part of the last 12 years. The New Jersey Jails, that double as ICE detention facilities through contracts signed by Democratically controlled county governments, have long been documented as having unsanitary conditions and dangerously … Continue reading Prison is no place for a pandemic