Timeline for entries tagged “Alternatives to Detention”

A chronology of events related to U.S. border governance and migration

March 22, 2021

Some migrant families will be housed in hotels (after initial Border Patrol processing) managed by nonprofit organizations that will provide testing, medical care, and case managers to assist with relocation.  

Tags: Alternatives to Detention, Border Patrol

February 26, 2021

ICE officials told immigration activists that they will be ending long-term detention at two Texas facilities, Dilley and Karnes City. Migrants will be held just long enough to administer Covid tests and arrange transportation but will no longer be held to wait for asylum screenings or court dates.  

Tags: Alternatives to Detention, Detention, ICE