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NPR: Little-known immigration mandate keeps detention beds full

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Imagine your city council telling the police department how many people it had to keep in jail each night. That's effectively what Congress has told U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement with a policy known as the "detention bed mandate." The mandate calls for filling 34,000 beds in some 250 facilities across the country, per day, with immigrant detainees. Read the rest of this post...