Gilberto Flores had to leave. A teacher at his school in Jocoro, El Salvador, had just been dismembered by his own students after he was outed as a gay man. Gangs were dumping bodies in
A few times a month, San Francisco’s immigration court becomes a day-care center of sorts. Toys, stuffed animals, and coloring books decorate the waiting room. Children as young as four years old have come here
This week marked an inflection point in the chaos that began after the United States first started forcibly removing migrant children from their families several months ago: Tuesday was the court-ordered deadline for the government to reunite
The Trump administration’s policy of separating families is designed to erase hope—with devastating consequences for thousands of children. In early May, I travelled to McAllen, Texas, to speak with U.S. Border Patrol about the current
There is a surge of young immigrants crossing into the US from Central America, fleeing gang violence and a drug trade that targets them. The day of his first kidnapping, Wander’s life cleaved in two.
The fear of immigration raids can harm children’s brains and health, potentially for life. One 9-year-old boy came in with headaches, which Linton said started when “he was being told in school that his parents