A three-judge panel for the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco dismissed a challenge to a lower court decision that authorities had failed to provide safe and sanitary conditions for the children under the 1997 settlement.
By Associated Press
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.
By Cedar Attanasio, Garance Burke, Martha Mendoza, Associated Press
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan is scheduled to appear before senators a day after reports surfaced of another migrant child dying while in U.S. custody.
By Gretchen Frazee
The U.S. is reportedly experiencing illegal immigration at the highest rates since 2007, with significant increases in the number of unaccompanied minors. It is these child migrants who are the subject of Valeria Luiselli’s book “Lost Children Archive.” Luiselli talks…
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, Dec. 16, a partial government shutdown hangs over a border wall dispute in Congress, and a look at life inside ISIS from a reporter on the front lines. Also, Marshall Islands residents are leaving the…
By Colleen Long, Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
The death of the Guatemalan girl is the latest demonstration of the desperation of a growing number of Central American families and children showing up at the U.S.-Mexico border, often hoping to claim asylum, and it raises new questions about…
More than 5,700 service members are providing support at the U.S.-Mexico border. Now, the president has authorized troops to defend border patrol agents, “including a show or use of force (including lethal force).” Nick Schifrin talks to former Army lawyer…
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
A fact sheet on "zero-tolerance prosecution and family reunification" released Saturday night by the Department of Homeland Security and other agencies also says a parent must request that their child be deported with them.
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Garance Burke, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Migrant children in the government's care fell prey to human trafficking after the Health and Human Services Department failed to protect them, according to a bipartisan congressional investigation released Thursday.
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