Priyanka Bhatt

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Priyanka Bhatt is a staff attorney at Project South and a steering committee member of Georgia Detention Watch. Priyanka was the lead author of the 2018 report titled “Inside Atlanta’s Immigrant Cages” that helped end the ICE contract in Atlanta, and has worked on campaigns to shut down all immigrant detention centers in Georgia. Most recently, Priyanka was the lead author of the federal complaint submitted last year that shed light on the horrid abuses happening at Irwin County Detention Center including invasive gynecological procedures being performed on immigrant women without consent. In addition, Priyanka has advocated against anti-immigrant policies at the Georgia Capitol and continues to work to end local police collusion with ICE in Georgia.