" Immigrants detained in facilities run by the Department of Homeland Security are a step closer to having similar protections from sexual abuse as inmates in the U.S. prison system. The DHS announced the new rules today for its detention facilities." - Sarah Childress, Dec. 6, 2012 .
"The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to issue regulations setting standards to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse and assault in DHS confinement facilities." - FR Doc. 2012-29916 Filed 12/18/2012 at 8:45 am; Publication Date: 12/19/2012 .