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McClatchyDC: "The Beginning of the End" for Obama's Migrant Family Detention?

McClatchyDC reports that a U.S. District Judge in California distributed a 22-page tentative ruling on Friday that concluded that the Obama administration's family detention policy violates parts of an 18-year-old court settlement regarding the detention of migrant children. According to memos that outline the tentative ruling, which has not been officially filed, children and mothers in family detention cannot be held in unlicensed secure facilities such as those in the towns of Karnes City and Dilley, Texas. The tentative ruling also states that it is not appropriate to hold a child and accompanying parent in detention unless there is a flight or safety risk.

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