Report: Immigrant Minors Are Being Tossed Into Adult Detention Centers
The National Immigrant Justice Center has done a fantastic job of unearthing disturbing practices by ICE and immigrant detention centers.
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WASHINGTON — More than 1,300 minors — including several dozen 14 or younger — were held for days in immigration detention facilities for adults over a four-year period when the Obama administration ramped up deportations, according to a new report by an advocacy group.
The proposed immigration overhaul in the Senate aims to improve detention conditions for immigrants without legal status, but critics say the stiffer enforcement of border security will create additional backlogs for already overcrowded facilities.