Family Detention Space Goes Unused as Trump Warns of Crisis

Immigrant advocates accused the Trump administration of closing off family detention to further the perception of a crisis.

  • Published 19 April 2019

HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has warned that Central American families are staging an "invasion" at the U.S.-Mexico border. He has threatened to take migrants to Democratic strongholds to punish political opponents. And his administration regularly complains about having to "catch and release" migrants. At the same time, his administration has stopped using one of three family detention centers to hold parents and children and left almost 2,000 beds unused at the other two.… Read at AP News