Wolf Pushes to Revoke License of Berks County Immigration Detention Center

L: (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) | R: Berks County Residential Center via Google Maps

L: (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) | R: Berks County Residential Center via Google Maps

Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration is attempting to revoke the license of a controversial Pennsylvania immigration detention center.

The contentious Berks County Residential Center, located about 75 miles northwest of Philadelphia, is one of three facilities in the country (the other two are in Texas) where the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency holds undocumented immigrant families.  Read more »

DHS Takes Child from Mom in SEPTA Video

mother septa bus video

Last week, a video of a mother ignoring her child on SEPTA made the Internet rounds, and police said Philadelphia’s Department of Human Services was investigating. Now, today, the Daily News‘ David Gambacorta reports the child has been taken from her mother.

During the weekend, the little girl was removed from her mother’s home by DHS workers.

The mother, whom the Daily News is not identifying because she has not been charged with a crime, posted this update on Facebook: “I f—— hope all you skumbags [sic] out there are f—— happy,” she wrote. “I just lost the best thing in the world to me all because ppl [sic] think before they open there [sic] mouths!”

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