Detained Children

The new guidelines would rip up a long-standing set of protections known as the Flores settlement.
Concerned over the conditions at the detention centers, doctors urged lawmakers earlier this month to investigate the flu-related deaths of three children.
In addition, more than 25 kids were separated from their parents for more than a year.
"I watched my baby girl die slowly and painfully just a few months before her second birthday,” Yazmin Juárez told a House subcommittee.
The president denied the paper's report about nightmarish conditions at a Clint, Texas, facility.
Kevin McAleenan told ABC's "This Week" that the slew of reports on unsafe and unsanitary conditions at Border Patrol facilities are unsubstantiated.
The American Academy of Pediatrics released haunting images drawn by children who had been in Customs and Border Protection custody.
Judge Dolly Gee ordered the government to allow health professionals into Border Patrol facilities to address safety and sanitation concerns.
Every Border Patrol facility has horrific conditions, and the government is doing nothing to fix them.
The bill’s future is uncertain, however, with the White House and GOP lawmakers opposing its restrictions calling for more humane treatment of migrant children.
NBC News reported that Justice Department attorney Sarah Fabian wrote a private Facebook post defending her comments in court.
Employees plan a walkout for Wednesday after executives refused to stop selling furniture intended for migrant detention centers.
"Late Show" host offers a not-so-fond farewell for departing Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner John Sanders.
Days earlier, a Justice Department lawyer argued that the government didn't need to provide toothbrushes, soap or beds to detained migrant kids.
Lawyers said the children are experiencing depression, physical illnesses and appetite loss.
Eight families filed legal claims on Monday, detailing the ongoing trauma caused by family separations.
The temporary shelter violates child welfare standards, according to advocates who recently toured the facility.
The acting attorney general appeared stunned as the congresswoman grilled him on the “zero humanity” border policy and how it hurt children.
On Friday, immigrant advocacy groups filed a lawsuit on behalf of at least 10,000 detained immigrant children and their sponsors.