Fronteras Extra: Detention Results In Confusion, Debts, Potential Trafficking

05.24.2019 - By Fronteras

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Laurie Cook Heffron, a licensed social worker and professor of Social Work at St. Edward’s University in Austin, is co-author of the study “ Latina Immigrant Women and Children’s Well-Being and Access to Services after Detention ” with licensed psychologist, Gabriela Hurtado and Josie Serrata of Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network for Health Families and Communities. The study explored the effects detention has on women and children who escape violence in Central America. Heffron says the

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