SB1247 does not close gaps in abuse prevention for immigrant children in state licensed facilities

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To address Southwest Key Programs failures in protecting children and youth detained in state licensed facilities, Governor Ducey signed SB1247 on April 24, 2019 during the AZ legislative Fifty-fourth Legislature, First Regular Session. Uncage and Reunite Families Coalition (URFC) initially supported SB1247 sponsored by Sen. Brophy McGee before she twice amended it. However, SB1247, as […]