At least seven districts have sent students with special needs to Shiloh Treatment Center in recent years.
The federal refugee agency is supposed to care for migrant children. But some shelters have turned to police after children allegedly fought, damaged property or had mental health needs.
Newly obtained data show that the U.S. government has detained more than 25,000 migrant children for longer than 100 days over the past six years.
Durante seis años, una familia de Carolina del Norte ha tratado de averiguar qué hizo el gobierno de los Estados Unidos con sus hijos después de ser separados en la frontera.
For six years, a North Carolina family has tried to find out what the U.S. government did with its children after they were separated at the border.
New regulations would affect the nearly 13,000 children currently in the care of the Office of Refugee Resettlement.
For most migrant children detained alone, the only lawyers they’ll see are being paid by the same agency that’s holding them.
Twenty-five children continue to be held at Shiloh Treatment Center, which has documented cases of child deaths and serial abuse.
“It shows you how disgraceful the place was, letting a man sleep with the girls,” says the woman, talking publicly for the first time.
Just as Texas stopped sending foster children to centers operated by one man, the U.S. government tossed him a new source of money: immigrant kids.