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By Philip Marcelo, Associated Press
Lawyers for Yazmin Juárez are demanding $40 million from CoreCivic in the complaint filed in federal court in San Antonio. It's the third legal claim they have filed related to the death of Yazmin's daughter, Mariee, in May last year.
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
The plight of migrant children held in U.S. detention centers continues to generate controversy. As Congress battles over emergency funding for care and resources at the border, medical professionals warn that even brief exposure to the current conditions could be…
Troubling videos from inside an Arizona migrant children’s shelter appear to show employees of a government contractor treating children roughly. The footage, which was taken in September, was obtained through an open records request by Mary Jo Pitzl of the…
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/app/uploads/2015/06/Last-years-child-migrant-crisis-is-this-years-immigration-court-backlog.mp3 This time last year, we reported on the surge of unaccompanied children arriving in the U.S. from Central America. We took a close look at why the kids are coming and what happens to them once they…
By P. J. Tobia
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