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ICE Is Sending Separated Children Home With No One To Pick Them Up

by Angelina Chapin   on October 15, 2018   publication:

On Tuesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement sent a 4-year-old separated child from the U.S. to Guatemala City without telling her family she was coming home. When Karla, a pseudonym HuffPost is using to protect the

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Reporters tour tent city that’s housed thousands of migrant teens: ‘They treat us well, thank God’

by Brittny Mejia   on October 12, 2018   publication:

A sign hung at the back of the sand-colored tent welcoming visitors: “Bienvenidos a Alpha 11.” Ten tidy bunk beds filled the space, the name of each boy who occupied one written on blue tape

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Feds Admit It’s Slow-Going Reuniting Immigrant Children at Tent City With Families

by James Barragan and Dianne Solis   on October 12, 2018   publication: ,

TORNILLO – Federal officials at the tent city temporarily sheltering hundreds of unaccompanied immigrant children in West Texas pushed back Friday against reports that children there did not have adequate access to education, legal representation and mental-health care.

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ICE put a 4-year-old on a plane to Guatemala. Her dad found out 30 minutes before she landed

by Catherine E. Shoichet   on October 11, 2018   publication:

Six months after US officials separated them at the border, ICE put a 4-year-old girl on a plane to Guatemala this week so she could be reunited with her father. But there was one major

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Trump administration transfers hundreds of migrant children to border tent camp

by Molly Hennessy-Fiske   on October 3, 2018   publication:

The Trump administration has transferred hundreds of children who entered the U.S. illegally to a temporary tent shelter on the border in Texas that immigrant advocates have condemned as “substandard.” The camp, which is operated

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Proposed Changes to Public Charge: An Appalling Disregard for Humanity

by KIND Press Release   on September 26, 2018

The Administration’s recent proposal restricting access to lawful permanent resident status or admission for certain immigrants if they use critical federal assistance programs and benefits would gravely harm children, families, communities, and our immigration system.

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Parents face tougher rules to get immigrant children back

by Gisela Salomon and Claudia Torrens   on September 22, 2018   publication:

MIAMI (AP) — Armando Tabora desperately wants to get his teenage daughter out of the government detention facility where she has been for more than three months. He has been stymied at every turn. The

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Ice arrests more than 40 people trying to sponsor migrant children

by Erin Durkin   on September 21, 2018   publication:

The Trump administration, in its continued immigration crackdown, has arrested more than 40 people who came forward to help undocumented migrant children, in a move that is sparking alarm among advocates. Parents, relatives and friends

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KIND Statement on Presidential Determination on Refugees

by KIND Statement   on September 20, 2018

Statement by Wendy Young:  “KIND deplores the historically low number the Trump Administration has announced as its ceiling for refugees to be admitted to the United States next year. By allowing entry to only 30,000

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Children in ORR Custody

by KIND Statement   on September 19, 2018

Unaccompanied children must be received and protected when they arrive in our country seeking protection.  We must ensure appropriate care and custody until they can be reunified with a family member.  Any facilities holding children

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