For most migrant children detained alone, the only lawyers they’ll see are being paid by the same agency that’s holding them.
We examine the stories of two families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border and how what happened to them matches up with what the government said was supposed to happen.
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.
The locations of more than 80 child care facilities that have housed and supervised children as part of the unaccompanied immigrant minors program.
On this episode of Reveal, we untangle the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance immigration crackdown.
Many children separated from their parents at the southern U.S. border will end up in facilities with histories of health and safety deficiencies.
Taxpayers have paid more than $1.5 billion to private companies operating shelters accused of serious lapses in care, including neglect and abuse.