Once Released, Migrants Leave Texas

Written by - Joyce Hanlon

A small sample of self-declared plans for residency after release from detention offer insight into migrant settlement dispersion in the United States.

Data was collected from detainees by RaĆ­ces (Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services) between May 18 and July 6 of 2015 upon the individual's release from four detention centers in Texas.