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Angelina Godoy: Do refugee children belong in jails? | Crosscut

August 10, 2018

In her piece “Our jails are no place for refugee children,” Jackson School Professor and Director at the Center for Human Rights at the University of Washington Angelina Godoy questions the practice of using jails to house Central American minors seeking refuge in the United States. Highlighting the inhumane policies that run these facilities, she advocates defunding institutions that work with agencies that follow the practice, violating the core tenets of justice.


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