screen-shot-2016-10-07-at-11-13-05-amOn October 7th, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Advisory Committee on Family Residential Centers held a meeting to discuss the subcommittee’s reports and vote on potential recommendations.

First Focus submitted these public comments outlining the harmful impact of family detention on children and calling for ICE to keep children with their families an out of institutional care by utilizing alternatives to detention and utilizing family detention only on a very limited basis.

Read the comments.