AILA makes recommendations to restore due process for Central American children, families, and adults seeking asylum and legal protection at our border. Read Report Today
AILA Doc. No. 12011164 | Dated September 28, 2016
The Obama administration's massive expansion of family detention began in the summer of 2014 and will incarcerate thousands of asylum-seeking children and mothers who are fleeing extreme violence in the Northern Triangle region of Central America (Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador) this year. This practice is a due process and humanitarian disaster and must end. Family detention alone costs $343 per individual per day.
For information on adult detention, please see AILA's Featured Issue on Adult Detention.
Cite as AILA Doc. No. 12011164.
Learn how our government’s current response undermines due process for asylum seekers.Read Report Today
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