Welcome to “Baby Jail”: Women Seeking Asylum in the United States

Kathryn Chmielewski, June 24, 2016

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“Am I in prison?” This question was posed to me by a woman incarcerated at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas, also known as “Baby Jail.” “When I heard we were going to a family residential center,” she said, “I thought maybe this was a place where they help families. But it is a prison, isn’t it?”

Photo credit: Robin Taylon
Photo credit: Robin Taylon

 

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