A recent article in The Nation explored the impact of high phone rates on immigrants detained in county jails around the country. The article features our petition to lower the rates from New Jersey jails. Read the full article here.
The ACLU of New Jersey joined the New Jersey Advocates for Immigrant Detainees and the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice in Trenton on April 30 when we filed our petition asking the Board of Public Utilities to cap the cost of calls from prisons and jails in New Jersey.
Read the ACLU’s letter of support to the Board of Public Utilities.