El centro de detención de inmigrantes del Berks Co. finalmente está cerrado. ¿Qué sigue?

BY: - January 31, 2023

Opinión: Los funcionarios deben convertir la antigua prisión en un espacio que apoye a las familias locales y satisfaga las necesidades de la comunidad.


Berks County’s immigrant detention center is finally closed. The work isn’t over | Opinion

BY: - January 31, 2023

Officials should convert the onetime prison into a space that supports local families and meets the community’s needs.

A controversial Pa. prison for migrants is closing. Three things to know | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - December 2, 2022

The Berks County Residential Center will close next month after years of protests. What happens next?

Report: Berks detention center may reopen as women-only migrant facility

BY: - March 4, 2021

(*This story was updated at 3:27 p.m. on 3/4/21 with additional reporting) To the frustration of immigration activists, a recently cleared out federal migrant detention center in Berks County may house inmates once more. According to an anonymous Department of Homeland Security official in the Washington Post, U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement is considering turning […]

Pa. Sen. Casey: Families in Berks Co. detention center have been released

BY: - March 1, 2021

(*This story was updated at 10:21 a.m. on Monday, 3/1/21 with additional reporting) All of the families residing at an immigrant detention center in Berks County have been released, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey’s, D-Pa., office said Sunday. The Scranton Democrat’s office learned Friday from the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement that the families were released […]

‘No child should ever be locked up’: SEIU Healthcare members want ICE detention center in Berks County shut down

BY: - October 3, 2019

Immigrant families have cited extended stays in the center as the cause of emotional trauma in children who’ve been detained.