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Detaining Immigrant Kids Hasn’t Worked. The US Wants to Try Something New.

As the Obama administration shifts family detention facilities toward other populations, it remains to be seen whether this signals the end of family detention or merely a new incarnation. But there is cause for hope: “If the numbers continue the way they are, there’s no reason to have half-empty facilities,” said Michelle Brané, director of immigrant rights at the Women’s Refugee Commission.