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In Their Own Words, Migrant Children Describe Horrific Conditions At Border Patrol Facilities
Kids told lawyers they're sick, cold, wake up hungry in the middle of the night, sleep on cement floors, and take care of babies separated from their families.
Appalling Conditions In Immigrant Child Centers Akin To 'Torture Facilities,' Doctor Says
"I can't imagine my own child being there and not being broken," said Dr. Dolly Lucio Sevier.
John Kelly Joins Board Of Company Operating Shelters For Migrant Children: Report
The former White House chief of staff was instrumental in President Trump's immigration policy.
Guatemalan Teen Becomes Third Minor In 5 Months To Die In U.S. Custody
The 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died at a hospital Tuesday after being detained last month at a government-contracted migrant youth detention center in Texas.
Administration for Children and Families, Department of Heath and Human Services via Reuters
Immigrant Children Are Being Detained For Months. Their Families Decided To Sue.
Lawyers say that due to the Trump's administration's recent crackdown on sponsors, children are languishing in detention for “egregious” amounts of time.
Lawyers File Motion To Stop Trump’s Attack On Immigrant Children
Lawyers say that new Trump administration regulations could keep immigrant children detained indefinitely in unlicensed facilities.
John Moore via Getty Images
ICE Is Throwing A Record Number Of 18-Year-Olds Into Adult Detention On Their Birthdays
A recent crackdown on sponsors means teenagers are being shackled and sent to adult detention at unprecedented rates.
Drew Angerer via Getty Images
Federal Judge Orders Trump Administration To Get Consent Before Drugging Migrant Children
Children told harrowing stories of detention center staff forcing them to take psychotropic drugs.
Migrant Children In Detention Center Told Not To Talk To Reporters
Leaked audio and video shared with MSNBC features an adult cautioning child detainees.
U.S. Stands Alone: Not Signing U.N. Child Rights Treaty Leaves Migrant Children Vulnerable
B. Shaw Drake
Upon arrival in the United States, children must not be arbitrarily detained, and must be allowed to pursue asylum and reunite with their family as required under U.S. law. International legal norms are clear: detention is never in a child's best interest.
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