Ex-family detention social worker speaks at congressional forum



A former social worker told members of Congress on Tuesday that she witnessed rampant abuse and neglect while working at a family detention center in Karnes City, Texas.

Olivia López was among a panel of witnesses that included former detained mothers and mental health experts who shared upsetting accounts of life and work inside the detention centers, the stress of being locked up with their children and the potential long-term psychological impacts.

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The U.S. knows that Japanese family internment (incarceration) was wrong, now the U.S. is incarcerating Latino families.