DHS to Adopt New Rules on Immigration Detention Abuse

" 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 .

DHS Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Sexual Abuse and Assault in Confinement Facilities

"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 .