Migrant Rights and Justice

Family Case Management Program

A Backgrounder

This backgrounder explains why immigration authorities should turn to the Family Case Management Program (FCMP), the case management based alternative-to-detention (ATD) program for families seeking protection, which the Trump administration terminated in June 2017.

As Congress weighs bills, and the administration considers policies that would result in the long-term detention of families, this backgrounder explains why immigration authorities should instead turn to the Family Case Management Program (FCMP), the case management based alternative-to-detention (ATD) program for families seeking protection, which the Trump administration terminated in June 2017.

  • Modified: Monday, November 05, 2018
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