Clarissa Donnelly-DeRoven covers prisons, ICE detention centers, and the impacts of immigration enforcement. Her work has been published in the Chicago Reader, the Hechinger Report and Pacific Standard. She has reported from Puerto Rico and Israel/Palestine. She graduated from the Medill School of Journalism with an M.S.J in social justice and investigative reporting. She is based in Chicago.
Immigrants Detained by ICE Say They Were Thrown in Solitary for Requesting Covid-19 Tests
During an outbreak at Etowah County Detention Center, immigrants say solitary confinement was also used as medical isolation, against ICE guidelines.