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REFUGEE MOMS IN TEXAS DETENTION CENTER START HUNGER STRIKE

According to Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services, a community organization that provides free legal services to underserved immigrants and refugees, about 25 women held at the Karnes Family Detention Camp have started a Holy Week hunger strike, demanding the release of themselves and their children. The hunger strike arose because many of the children aren't eating well in confinement and their health being isn't doing well. Some Refuge mom and children have been held in detention facility over a year.  Refugee moms wants to be treated with respect and dignity and their rights to the immigration process to be respected.   

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