berks county residential center

Advocates for immigrant rights argue detention is inhumane and unnecessary.

The Biden administration wants to make Berks County Residential Center a women-only facility. Pennsylvania lawmakers say that’s a bad idea.

Civic and nonprofit legal groups are suing the Berks County Commissioners for not sharing information about plans for an immigrant family detention center.

After years of protest and political debate, the Berks County Residential Center stands empty — but perhaps not for long. All of the detained families have been released to live with sponsors across the country.

The Biden administration continues to undo some of former President Trump’s harshest immigration policies. In Berks County, it has meant the release of families who had been detained.


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