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Biden administration’s immigrant detention moves highlight strained system

Posted on AllSides June 15th, 2024
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The administration is shaking up federal immigration detention and enforcement amid a push to cut costs systemwide and increase detention capacity to implement President Biden’s new asylum policy.

The bombshell cost-cutting plan came out Monday, when Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced the closure of the South Texas Family Residential Center, a 10-year-old detention facility better known as Dilley.

Advocates are reporting other cost-cutting measures — in particular, they are concerned that detainees are no longer allowed a weekly phone call that for many represented their only connection to the outside...

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