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Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been illegally imprisoning unaccompanied minors by transferring them to adult immigration jails when they turn 18 years old. This inhumane practice is a violation of the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA) which states that ICE must consider the least restrictive form of custody and alternatives to detention for these teenagers. Slate took the time to speak with NIJC senior litigation attorney Kate Melloy-Goettel about this practice and NIJC's class-action litigation on behalf of these teenagers. Read the full story.