Shut Down Berks Update:

Call or write to President Biden to demand the women in Berks be released, not transferred!

We demand that those women currently detained be released and for the center to be repurposed into a space that can provide services to the surrounding community. No transfers to new prisons!
Call or send a letter to President Biden and ICE

  • Call the White House switchboard at 202-456-1111
    (11 am – 3 pm Tues-Thurs).
  • Call Regional ICE Director Dave O’Neill at 215-656-7164.
  • Call to leave a message for DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas 202-282-849

Sample script:
The closing of the Berks County Detention Center is a victory for immigrants, the Berks community and Pennsylvania. This is wonderful news, but we need to ensure those currently detained are released. Do not transfer these women to other prisons. Make sure they are freed.

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