March 26, 2020: At least 350 immigrants detained at the for-profit Stewart Detention Center held a hunger strike demanding their immediate release.
March 25, 2020: A group of detainees held in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody at the Richwood Detention Center in Louisiana organized a hunger strike demanding their freedom in the midst of a growing outbreak of COVID-19 in jails, prison and detention
March 24, 2020: Between ten and thirty people at an immigration detention centre near Montreal began a hunger strike on March 24 to protest the inadequate measures to prevent their exposure to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Their demands include their immediate release as
March 22, 2020: Immigrant detainees at Glades County Detention Center in Florida began a hunger strike to protest the facilities negligence and refusal to take adequate measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Three days later, on March 25, the number of hunger
March 20, 2020: More than 200 prisoners at a prison in Guayama, Puerto Rico organized a hunger strike after officials at the prison confiscated all the prisoners hygiene and cleaning items, according to a letter from the strikers.
March 20, 2020: At least forty prisoners went on hunger strike at Elizabeth Detention Center in response to poor sanitary conditions after medical staffer tested positive for COVID-19.
March 20, 2020: 2 Detainees at the Etowah County Detention Center in Alabama threaten suicide in protest as 3 new detainees are brought to the facility who may have been exposed to COVID-19.
March 18, 2020: Immigrant prisoners at Hudson County Corrections and Rehabilitation Center in New Jersey began a hunger strike in response to their elevated risk of contracting COVID-19.
March 17, 2020 - Ongoing: A group of detainees at the Essex County Correctional Facility in Newark, New Jersey have organized a hunger strike demanding their immediate release as COVID-19 pandemic spreads throughout New Jersey and the world.
March 3, 2020 - Ongoing: Forty-three asylum seekers facing indefinite detention by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are on day ten of a hunger strike in protest of their conditions of confinement.