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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