Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss some of the background associated with immigration issues in the United States.
  2. Explain how immigration status affects the use of detention and correctional facilities in regard to housing.
  3. Describe some of the facilities used in immigration detention.
  4. Identify cultural and familial complications associated with detention of the migrant population.
  5. Evaluate the legal issues involved with the immigration system and facilities that have been utilized.