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Top stories of 2021: Immigration hopes for Biden’s first year largely unfulfilled in Pa.

While rhetoric from the the White House has changed with presidencies, immigrants and advocates are still waiting on significant change.

By Anthony Orozco

Updated: 2021-05-05 18:00:00

Document: Feds’ proposal refers to expanded “bed space” in Berks detention center

A document from an ICE official reveals an aspect of the federal government’s proposal immigrant detention center.

By Anthony Orozco

Lawyers, civic groups keep the pressure on Berks Family Residential Center

The Berks Family Residential Center in Bern Township is no longer detaining immigrant families — but the facility isn’t closed, it’s just waiting for what’s next.

By Anthony Orozco

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Governor Wolf announces support for judges decision on immigrant detention centers

Some families have been detained since last year.

By Craig Rhodes/WITF

‘Extraordinary times’: Advocates call for closure of immigrant detention centers for coronavirus

“There is absolutely no reason they should not shut down the prison.”
By Laura Benshoff/WHYY