Monthly Archives: July 2015

Federal Judge Rules Immigrant Children Should Not be Housed in Family Detention

On July 24, Judge Dolly Gee of the Federal District Court of California ordered the Obama administration to release immigrant children from detention facilities. After an increase in the number of Central Americans entering the United States last summer, the Obama administration pursued a detention policy for mothers with children to deter other families from
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Customs and Border Protection Advisory Panel Releases Use-of-Force Report

On June 30th, the CBP Integrity Advisory Panel, a subcommittee of the Homeland Security Advisory Council, determined that that the Customs and Border Protection agency (CBP) needs to reevaluate its use-of-force policies and training in light of claims outlining the mistreatment of immigrants due to a lack of supervision from trained CBP officials. This conclusion
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