Home Detention for Immigration Detainees Would It Be Useful, Legal and Effective?


This report provides a description of how home detention programs typically operate, it discusses the uses of home detention programs in the criminal justice system, and it analyzes the potential for the application of a home detention scheme in the immigration system. The report also considers the legal framework necessary to implement a home detention program for criminal aliens and discusses the most logical application of a home detention program to assist the INS to alleviate its detention pressures.