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Last month, an official from DHS admitted that the agency could not account for nearly 1,500 unaccompanied minors (note: not children who came with their parents per se) who arrived at the border, nearly 19% of the
CHICAGO – Why does the United States hate children so much? We clearly don’t care enough about them to reform lax gun laws or commit money for more social workers, after-school programs and other support
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration yesterday pushed back on what officials called “fake news” reports of immigrant children being separated from their parents at border crossings, and of federal officials losing track of more than
Reports of mistreatment of migrant children at the U.S. border have been all over the news recently. Hashtags and social media mobilization have brought remarkable attention to children seeking U.S. protection from persecution in their
Immigration advocates and legal experts pushed back Tuesday after Trump administration officials blamed Democrats for loopholes in immigration law that they said force immigration agents to separate children from their parents at the US-Mexico border.
The Administration’s “Zero Tolerance” Policy: De Facto Family Separation On May 7, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a “zero tolerance” policy towards border crossers apprehended between ports of entry. Under the policy, border officials
Nearly 11,000 migrant children are in government custody without their parents, according to federal health officials — a 22 percent increase from April as the Trump administration has ramped up prosecution of parents who cross
This weekend, Twitter was abuzz with reactions to a story about federal agencies losing track of about 1,500 migrant children. The conversation evolved to be about the condition of children who cross the border, and
Thousands of Twitter users spent the weekend asking #WhereAreTheChildren? The viral hashtag sprang up in response to a now widely shared New York Times article noting that the federal government had been unable to make contact with 1,475
In late April, a top Health and Human Services official told Congress that his agency had lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children who had recently left government custody. Those remarks came under intense and renewed scrutiny