SPLC Urges Trump Administration to Preserve Measures That Protect Immigrant Children from Detention

SPLC Urges Trump Administration to Preserve Measures That Protect Immigrant Children from Detention

Southern Poverty Law Center (November 5, 2018)

The Trump administration is seeking to undo the 1997 Flores settlement with changes that would again allow immigrant children to be locked up indefinitely. In the midst of its zero-tolerance policy and implementation of separation of parents and children at the border, the administration has announced a plan to issue regulations that would remove the important settlement protections.

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