Changes announced in immigration detention

Father Tom Joyce CMF| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare

The holding of immigrants in detention centers, usually contracted out by Immigrant and Custom Enforcement (ICE) to private jailers, has come under severe criticism because of poor conditions, denials of legal representation and medical care. The deaths of  detainees and revelations of a cover-up of abuses led the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to investigate and promise reforms.