Gothamist: ICE Accused Of Freezing Out Hotline For Detained Immigrants After It Was Shown On 'OITNB'

By Beth Fertig, WNYC August 23, 2019

In the seventh and final season of Orange is the New Black, which was released by Netflix last month, detained immigrants at the fictional Litchfield women’s prison in upstate New York are seen passing around a phone number on a piece of paper. The number is a hotline run by Freedom for Immigrants—a real group, with a real hotline for detainees to get legal assistance, because there’s no right to free counsel for people in immigration proceedings.