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The time to end family detention is now: Judy Chu

May 29, 2015
In The News
A vast majority of these women and children escaped the dangerous Northern Triangle region in Central America, many fleeing gender-based or gang violence. In fact, many, if not all, have legal claims to be here. New data shows that more than 75 percent of detained families have demonstrated “credible fear” of persecution in their home countries. They came here seeking protection; instead they face prolonged detention for months at a time.