Trump Administration Seeking Up to 15,000 Beds to Expand Immigrant Family Detention
8 monthes ago - By Slate
The Trump administration is reportedly getting things in order to markedly expand its use of detention facilities to house families of migrants who cross the border illegally. In a notice issued Friday, immigration authorities say they may seek as many as 15,000 beds to detain families. That notice comes as the Justice Department is seeking permission from a federal court in California “to allow children to be detained longer and in facilities that don't require state licensing while they await immigration court proceedings,” reports the Associated Press .
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Trump administration seeks expansion for immigrant family detention
8 monthes ago - By KCRA
The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border.
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