Families behind the wall: The rise and fall of family detention

Number 27493
Subject Immigrants
Source McClatchy Newspapers
Year 2015
Publication Date Feb. 10 - Dec. 31, 2015
Summary A series of exclusive reports on alleged misconduct and abuse at the Obama administration’s family detention centers. There are more than 50 stories exposing a pattern of accused mistreatment of detainees – some of whom said they were sexually assaulted by guards in front of their children – at three federal facilities run by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement operated in rural Pennsylvania and Texas, far from any major city and the lawyers who worked there.
Category IRE Contest Entry
Keywords immigration; detainee; abuse; sexual assault; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
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