Family Separation

The Federal Government proposed regulations that would enable it to:

  • Detain immigrant families indefinitely
  • Detain immigrant kids indefinitely
  • Lower the standards of care in the facilities in which immigrant families and kids are kept
  • Diminish legal protections for immigrant kids

Additional Resources

On the Frontlines of the Family Separation Crisis: City Response and Best Practice for Assisting Families

This report was written in partnership between Cities for Action (C4A) and the Lumos Foundation. C4A is a coalition of over 175 U.S. mayors and county executives who advocate for pro-immigrant federal policies and create inclusive local programs and policies.