David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy

Ingrid Eagly Writes for Washington Post on Trump’s Misguided Policy on Family Detention

Professor Ingrid Eagly, along with UCLA Law alumni Steven Shafer and Jana Whalley, co-authored an op-ed for The Washington Post, which argues against the Trump administration’s policy of long-term detention for immigrant families. The piece cites data from a first-ever analysis drawn by Eagly and her co-authors of federal immigration court records from 2001 to 2016. “Don’t be fooled by [Trump’s] new policy of keeping migrant families together while detained. It too is inhumane and misguided,” writes Eagly and her co-authors.

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