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Detention Facility for Immigrants Criticized: Organizations Laud DHS Effort to Keep Families Together but Call Center a 'Prison-Like Institution'

Date: February 22, 2007
Author: Sylvia Moreno
QUOTE: The center, which the DHS opened last May, is an unacceptable method "for addressing the reality of the presence of families in our immigration system," says a report written by the Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children, in New York, and Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, in Baltimore, and scheduled for release Thursday.

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