Unregulated & Unsafe: The Use of Emergency Intake Sites to Detain Immigrant Children

Report cover with title and picture of an emergency intake site

This briefing describes the government’s use of Emergency Intake Sites (EISs) to detain immigrant children, featuring children’s experiences in their own words, observations from Flores site visits, and data regarding children’s stays in EISs. This briefing also provides recommendations to decrease ORR’s reliance on unlicensed facilities and never again detain immigrant children in EISs.