Barbara Hines on Family Detention Centers

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by on March 1, 2016 in Blog, English

We've said once and we'll say it again: Detention centers are not suitable for people escaping crime and violence.

Barbara Hines makes several great points about family detention and the options we have as more humane alternatives.

Kate studied and worked alongside Barbara Hines before forming her own private practice as one of Austin's most prominent immigration lawyers.


Jailing women and children is not an appropriate model for an effective and humane response to a refugee crisis. DHS must turn to trusted and experienced non-profit refugee organizations that are deeply committed to providing high-quality social and legal services to those fleeing endemic violence in Central America.


Please read her article in full by clicking here and consider helping out an organization that strives truly help people as opposed to jailing them in lieu of a solution.