unaccompanied minors crisis
"Inaccuracies or false statements or made-up information in there comes back to undermine an individual's credibility, where
The nonprofit found that from October 2014 to April 2015, Mexico detained 92,889 Central Americans, according to figures
Some critics of the Obama administration's response say it hasn't been tough enough. Jessica Vaughan of the the Center for
The letter also asks that members' offices be immediately provided details in writing about when the interim rule will be
The call has some familiar complaints from conservatives about Obama's "open border immigration policy" and "willful refusal
The de Jongs were notified not long after that there was a young person who needed a home -- it was the Honduran teen, who
Read the full report here. The analysis, published Thursday by the Bipartisan Policy Center, found that fewer than half of
Although Johnson acknowledged the influx of migrants over the past year was a "setback," he said there have been improvements
D.M.L. testified earlier this month about severe abuse at the hands of her husband. The 33-year-old met him at the age of
Some $1 million will come from the public funds already allocated in the 2015 budget for legal services. The nongovernmental
Overall, using the term "human" has been disingenuous all along because our government's role in addressing this child influx are false gestures that only attempt to "help" while leaving structural inequalities intact.
Our government isn't really invested in the well being of these children since our policies have played a great role in making them live as adults and placing them in harm's way all their lives.
Why such different regard from the government between these children and their parents when poverty, just like wealth, knows no age, but is rather inherited?
Other states and localities have gotten involved as well. Democratic Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration asked
Although the situation is improving at the border, Mayorkas said, it is too soon to say the problem is resolved. Family detentions
The temporary facility for families apprehended by border patrol was opened earlier this year, following a large increase
My son is too young to understand what is happening in the news, but one day I will have to tell him why our country is treating the children from Central America so inhumanely. I'm not sure what I will say about this shameful moment.
The increasing number of migrant children being apprehended at the US border has finally focused media and political attention on the humanitarian plight of Central American migrant families.
"I've been working on this issue for 24 years, and I was tearing up," said Young, president of the group Kids In Need of
Some 69 percent of respondents said the young migrants should be released into the custody of their family members while