JSRI Joins Immigrant Justice Organizations in Urging ICE to End Family Detention

JSRI joined scores of immigrant justice organizations in calling on ICE to end the practice of family detention. In the January 10 Open Letter in Response to the Closing of the Berks County Family Shelter Care Center and Solicitation of New Family Detention Beds, sigatories urged the Obama administration to, instead of detaining families, assign social workers with proven experience in providing family welfare services to manage families' cases.