Unaccompanied migrant children suffer sexual and physical abuse, government documents reveal

Texas 09/23/21, 01:22

Unaccompanied migrant children brought across the southern border suffered physical and sexual abuse according to documents recently released by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), according to Fox News. The documents were obtained by the watchdog group Judicial Watch through the Freedom of Information Act several months after ...

Trump administration moves to allow longer detentions of migrant families

Politics 08/21/19, 12:21

The Trump administration is moving to extend detentions of migrant families for long periods under a regulation announced Wednesday by Acting Homeland Security Department Secretary Kevin McAleenan. At a press conference at the headquarters of Customs and Border Protection, McAleenan called the measure a significant step towards addressing a humanitarian crisis ...

New shelter for thousands of migrant children opens in Texas

U.S. 06/07/19, 16:48

The federal government has found a suitable short-term solution to house migrant children in Texas as more and more migrants flood the U.S. immigration system. A new emergency facility in Carrizo Springs, Texas, has been built and will be opening soon to specifically house underage migrant youth. The complex once ...

Company behind Florida migrant children camp drops IPO plans

Business 03/05/19, 17:47

The corporation behind a Florida detention camp for migrant children abandoned its plans to go public Tuesday as controversy grows around policies that lock up children crossing the Mexico border. The chairman of Caliburn International Corp., Thomas J. Campbell, sent a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission saying it no ...

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