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The Detention of Immigrant Families | 2015


A Backgrounder on Family Detention

In 2014, years after closing public outcry forced the closing of the infamous T. Don Hutto family detention facility, the Obama Administration dramatically increased the detention of migrant families. Seeking asylum is not an illegal act, and these families should be met with protection, not punishment.

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