Immigration Detention's Unfounded Bed Mandate
Immigration Briefings, Issue 15-04, April 2015
20 Pages Posted: 28 Mar 2015 Last revised: 19 May 2015
Date Written: April 1, 2015
This article (1) reviews the history of the immigration bed mandate (or bed quota) from 2009 to present, (2) discusses its inconsistent interpretation by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and (3) offers reasons why the bed mandate is both constitutionally questionable and bad policy.
Keywords: immigration bed mandate, immigration bed quota
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