Press Release: Sexual Violence, Immigration and Family Detention Facilities

TAASA hosts meeting to discuss sexual violence, immigration and family detention facilities


Date: July 10, 2015


Rose Luna – Communications Program Director – TAASA – (512) 659-8065

Chris Kaiser – Staff Attorney – TAASA – (512) 740-1317

Austin, TX – Today the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) will host sexual assault, domestic violence, and immigration advocates to discuss the issue of detained women and children in Texas. Family detention centers have been the topic of conversation amongst human rights, legal, and immigration advocates. A detention center in Texas captured national attention as allegations of sexual abuse surfaced.  “Allegations of sexual abuse while in confinement are particularly alarming, but we’re … Full Article