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Advocacy Groups Working to Help Women Detained at the Closing Berks County Immigration Detention Center

Katie Moum

As the Berks County immigration detention center prepares to close early next year, advocates and immigration lawyers are working to release the women who are still detained there.

WITF’s Gabriela Martinez reports, there are concerns that some women could be moved from one bad situation to another.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 12/7/22)

Gabriela Martínez is a Report for America corps member covering race and identity in central Pennsylvania with a focus on the region’s growing Latino community. She is interested in grassroots political movements and covering the discussions happening in underrepresented communities of color.