Ahilan Arulanantham, a staff attorney at the South California ACLU was quick to denounce ICE's plans, and recommended that families be allowed to post bond, wear electronic monitors or be part of intensive supervision programs.
"Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued a call for proposals last month and set June 16 as the deadline. New facilities are being considered on both coasts and on the Southwestern border. The agency calls for minimum-security residential facilities that would provide a 'least restrictive, nonsecure setting' and provide schooling for children, recreational activities and access to religious services."
For more information read ICE's bid.