The Berks Family Residential Facility is located in Pennsylvania and serves as a prison where women and children from Central America are being held. They are seeking asylum in the United States, and all have families here that they can go to, but they are not being allowed to leave, as the US Government is trying to send a message to other potential immigrants that they are not just to come here without due process. So instead, they stay in facilities like Berks where the conditions are questionable and the medical care sub-par. The women and children that are in these facilities have right under US law, and advocates are saying that they are not being given due process.

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