Breaking News: RAICES is in need of volunteers in San Antonio to help with family detention releases!
201612.05
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Breaking News: RAICES is in need of volunteers in San Antonio to help with family detention releases!

by on December 5, 2016 in Blog, English

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mass Releases from Family Detention after Texas Court Blocks Childcare Licenses of Family Detention Centers Statement from Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services San Antonio, TX —  Over the weekend, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) hurriedly released over 460 mothers and children from Karnes and Dilley Family Detention Center to…

201512.02
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It’s Time To Be Heard Again!

by on December 2, 2015 in Blog, English

Tell Texas: Detention centers are not child care facilities! On November 20, 2015, state District Judge Karin Crump of Travis County ruled that Texas may not claim an “emergency” to expedite the licensing of two private detention centers holding immigrant families. This move was an attempted workaround to a federal district judge’s ruling in July that…