Center on Sentencing and Corrections

Immigration Detention

This page highlights resources that explore the use and impact of segregation in local, state, federal, and private immigration detention centers.

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The Impacts of Solitary Confinement

This brief by the Vera Institute of Justice provides an overview of the vast body of research on the harmful impacts of solitary confinement on incarcerated people, corrections staff, and the broader community.

This CNN article tells the story of Jeancarlo Alfonso Jimenez Joseph, who in 2017 was detained at the Stewart Detention Center near Lumpkin, Georgia, and died by suicide after 18 days in solitary confinement.