Tag Archives: Karnes County Residential Center
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
The Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) has submitted a proposed rule that would create a new child care licensing category for detention center...Read More
Dozens of activists gathered for a public hearing and press conference in Austin on Wednesday, hoping to block family detention centers from becoming licensed c...Read More