In recent years, four Mass. jails got $164 million in federal money to house ICE detainees

Harvard Immigration & Refugee Clinical Program 2020-01-26

“Philip L. Torrey, managing attorney for Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, said that immigration detention has not always been a part of the country’s immigration enforcement system.

‘It’s concerning that in just the last few decades it has become the centerpiece of immigration enforcement system,’ said Torrey.”