Tag Archives: Karnes County Residential Center
Women formerly detained in Karnes County Residential Center have been lost in the shuffle, facing moved or cancelled court dates, high bonds, and legal confusion.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced in September that it would turn a detention center just outside of San Antonio back into a family residentia...Read More
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.
As the Trump administration fights in court for the right to immediately deport reunified families, it’s setting up a deportation factory in South Texas to ca...Read More
Trump and Sessions are uniquely awful. But it’s also true that the road to this fresh hell was laid, at least in part, by Bush and Obama.
One of the fresh horrors this week: The Trump administration is considering housing immigrant children in tents at three Texas military bases. On one level, the...Read More
Volunteers are scrambling to house all the families, who were unexpectedly released after a ruling that prohibits Texas from licensing immigration jails as child care facilities.
Hundreds of Central American Families Freed from Detention after Court Ruling Volunteers are scrambling to house all the families, who were unexpectedly release...Read More
Citing the potential for abuse at the center, a Travis County judge prevented Texas’ child welfare agency from licensing the facility for child care.
Texas' efforts to license the second of two immigrant family detention centers in the state as a child care facility are on hold until a September trial....Read More
Texas wants to license immigrant detention centers for child care, but two families say the privately run facilities aren't as safe as the state claims.
Texas wants to license immigrant detention centers for child care, but two families say the privately run facilities aren't as safe as the state claims....Read More
Two moms, detained with their kids, along with an anti-detention nonprofit, say prison-like immigrant detention centers shouldn't be child care providers....Read More
The state says deficiencies have been 'fixed' at Karnes, where a private prison company runs the ICE detainment facility for immigrant moms and kids....Read More
A top ICE official told D.C. lawmakers ICE will end detention of women and children, but Texas immigrant rights groups are skeptical without more details....Read More