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Why do some compare immigration detention facilities to prisons?

Federal government officials describe facilities where immigrants are detained as "alternatives to detention". A recent study, conducted by researchers at the University of Kansas, has likened immigration detention centers to prisons.

Civil rights groups demand the release of a disabled Mexican girl

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) pleaded with the Trump administration and Border Patrol officials on Tuesday, Oct. 31 to release a 6-year-old Mexican girl with cerebral palsy from federal custody. The undocumented immigrant girl is currently behind held at San Antonio's Baptist Children's Home, a private organization that cares for both migrant and orphan children.

What should I do in the event of an immigration raid?

Everyone in the United States benefits from specific rights and protections under U.S. law. It doesn't matter if you're a citizen, a green card holder or an undocumented or illegal immigrant. You can benefit from the rights and protections afforded by the United States Constitution in the event of an immigration raid.


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