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1 Creative Commons FMR 44 Questions over alternatives to detention programmes Alternative to detention programmes may be less restrictive and less expensive than formal detention but they may still have drawbacks. The provision of competent legal advice appears to be key to low rates of absconding. Stephanie J Silverman 04 Oct 2013
2 Creative Commons FMR 44 New models for alternatives to detention in the US While there is growing recognition of the value of community-based alternatives to detention in the US, shortfalls in funding and political will are hindering implementation of improved services and best practice. Megan Bremer, Kimberly Haynes, Nicholas Kang, Michael D Lynch 03 Oct 2013
3 Creative Commons FMR 44 Alternatives to detention in the UK: from enforcement to engagement? The UK detains migrants on a large scale, and has had limited success in developing alternatives. The British experience highlights the need for a cultural shift towards engagement with migrants in place of reliance on enforcement. Jerome Phelps 03 Oct 2013
4 Creative Commons FMR 44 Immigration detention: looking at the alternatives Endangering the health and well-being of people by detaining them is unnecessary; governments can instead use community-based alternatives that are more dignified for migrants and more cost-effective for states. Philip Amaral 03 Oct 2013