Nine days before getting the new contract, defense contractor MVM was found to have housed migrant children in a vacant office building.
Defense contractor detained migrant kids in vacant Phoenix office building
The contractor, MVM Inc., has claimed publicly that it does not operate “shelters or any other type of housing” for children.
Surprise! First lady stops by migrant youth center cited for deficiencies by Texas
The 12 deficiencies reported at the New Hope shelter are among 37 that inspectors found at its parent company’s two shelters in the past three years.
Migrant children sent to shelters with histories of abuse allegations
Taxpayers have paid more than $1.5 billion to private companies operating shelters accused of serious lapses in care, including neglect and abuse.
Immigration numbers illustrate lives affected by Trump-era policies
Key numbers show how policy changes have touched people of all ages, some just arriving, others who have lived in the U.S. for most of their lives.