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Several civil rights complaints were filed in the fall about the Allegheny Family Screening Tool, which is used to help social workers decide which families to investigate, AP has learned.
Local law enforcement agencies from suburban Southern California to rural North Carolina have been using an obscure cellphone tracking tool, at times without search warrants, that empowers them to follow people's movements months back in time.
Child welfare officials in Oregon will stop using an algorithm to help decide which families are investigated by social workers, opting instead for a new process that officials say will make better, more racially equitable decisions.
Child welfare officials in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, the cradle of Mister Rogers’ TV neighborhood, are using an algorithm to support agency workers as they make decisions meant to protect children from neglect.
The Biden administration is holding tens of thousands of asylum-seeking children in an opaque network of some 200 facilities.
Phunware Inc., a software company that built the cellphone app propelling President Donald Trump's supporters, is in financial distress and has received key support from the administration and the president's reelection campaign.
The children showed more fear, feelings of abandonment and post-traumatic stress symptoms than children who were not separated.
Dozens of families are now preparing to sue the federal government, including several who say their young children were sexually, physically or emotionally abused in federally funded foster care.
Lawyers warn that kids are taking care of kids, and there's inadequate food, water and sanitation for the 250 infants, children and teens at the Border Patrol station.
Immigrant advocates say baby should not have been kept in the overcrowded McAllen, Texas processing facility and should have instead been in a neonatal unit.
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