The Trump administration announced a new rule allowing for indefinite detention of migrant families. Game theory suggests it won’t end well.
The for-profit Karnes County facility is a hotspot in a nationwide fight against swift deportations of reunified families, who may have had their rights violated while detained.
Ben Sargent on family separation and immigrant detention.
ICE Criminal Investigators Ask to Be Distanced from Detentions, Deportations in Letter to Kirstjen Nielsen
Nearly 20 ICE regional supervisors say the agency’s controversial detention and deportation policies have made it hard for them to conduct investigations into threats to national security.
ICE has detained 525 pregnant women since last October, which advocates call part of a troubling trend under Trump.
A private prison company is building an immigrant detention center in the seat of Montgomery County—whether residents like it or not.
In the last month, the number of congregations offering to provide shelter to immigrants has more than doubled across the country to 450.
The pair took sanctuary in an Austin church eight months ago, hoping to avoid deportation back into danger at home.
Citing the potential for abuse at the center, a Travis County judge prevented Texas’ child welfare agency from licensing the facility for child care.