Human Rights First Welcomes Detention Reforms Announced by DHS

Washington, DC Today, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Immigration and Customs Enforcement Assistant Secretary John Morton announced a series of reforms in response to a comprehensive review of the immigration detention system that was ordered earlier this year by Secretary Napolitano. Human Rights First welcomes the announcement, including the plans to expand alternatives to detention and reduce reliance on prison-like facilities.


Published on October 6, 2009


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