June 24, 2014—Immigration policy leads to kids in custody | Opinion | The Register-Guard | Eugene, Oregon.

Op-Ed: “Immigration Policy Leads to Kids in Custody,” by Lynn Stephen, Director, Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies.

“Imagine 40 children from Edison Elementary School, Roosevelt Middle School and South Eugene High School crowded into a holding cell in the Lane County Jail with two toilets to share.

”They sleep on the concrete floor, sharing blankets. They have a scarcity of food. These are the conditions endured by Central American children in the U.S. Border patrol’s custody.”

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