An emergency detention camp that opened this summer to help with an influx of migrant children was supposed to close after 30 days. But today, it remains open, and has become the largest shelter for migrant children, housing at least…
By Robert Burns, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The Trump administration has chosen an Army base and an Air Force base, both in Texas, to house detained migrants swept up in the federal government's crackdown on illegal immigration, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
A defense official says the Pentagon has agreed to provide housing on military bases for up to 20,000 migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Nomaan Merchant, Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press
The Department of Justice asked a federal judge to change the rules regarding the detention of immigrant families who enter the country illegally, seeking permission to detain them for longer than 20 days in an effort to keep children with…
By Michael Biesecker, Jake Pearson, Garance Burke, Associated Press
Multiple detainees say guards at the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center near Staunton, Virginia, stripped them of their clothes and strapped them to chairs with bags placed over their heads.
By Patty Gorena Morales, Joshua Barajas
It’s not immediately clear how Trump's policies are affecting children who arrive at the border alone, or those arrive with and are separated from their parents. But here's what we know about how minors are treated when they try to…
By Judy Woodruff, Julie Percha
Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Thomas Homan says he sees a lot of sad situations with parents being separated from children, but he has a job to do. Homan, who has served under six U.S. presidents and will…
By Garance Burke, Associated Press
Federal officials lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children last year after a government agency placed the minors in the homes of adult sponsors in communities across the country.
By Michael D. Regan
More than 300,000 children have been discovered unaccompanied in recent years, up from 66,000 children in 2010 and 2011, according to a UNICEF report.
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