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Add Your Voice: Shut Down the Homestead Child Detention Center

Join UUSC and partners in calling for an end to migrant child detention at Homestead, FL.

April 29, 2019

[Update: July 1, 2019]: The U.S. government is currently holding over 2,000 child migrants, many of whom have been separated from their families by U.S. immigration officials, in a detention center in Homestead, Florida. Most have fled violence and poverty in Central America and are seeking asylum in the United States.

Instead of being released to family members or other sponsors, many are spending weeks or months in inhumane detention. And because Homestead is an emergency influx center, children are not protected by agreements that ordinarily ensure licensing and other standards are met.

Join UUSC along with partners including the American Friends Service Committee, Daily Kos, and the Unitarian Universalist Association to sign this petition at Action Network.

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