Fri March 30, 2012
Kinder, Gentler Immigrant Detention in Texas?
"HOLIDAY ON ICE" is the title of hearings before the House Judiciary this on Capital Hill. Texas Congressman Lamar Smith wants to draw attention to new guidelines on detention facilities operated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement-ICE. The new guidelines provide for a more humane and less prison like detention. Smith is among critics who say ICE is going too easy on undocumented immigrants.
Fronteras Changing America Desk correspondent Hernan Rozemberg got a look recently at a newly opened facility in Texas that showcases that kinder, gentler immigration detention.