Data obtained by Reveal highlights how a patchwork system can be ill-equipped to tackle serious mental health episodes, leaving migrant children to bear the tremendous toll.
Texas Deputy Who Tased Unarmed Refugee Child Won’t Be Disciplined
The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office has provided a series of contradictory and confusing statements about its investigation into the deputy’s conduct.
Feds Didn’t Fully Vet Contractors to Care for Migrant Children. A New Bill Would Increase Scrutiny.
The bipartisan legislation would require grant applicants to be licensed by the state in which they are operating, as well as disclose license suspensions or pending investigations within the last five years.
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For Decades, ICE Has Detained Immigrant Children Without Explanation. New Documents Pierce its Secrecy.
Records provide the most robust look yet at why and how children ended up in one of ICE’s rare youth detention facilities.
Kids who cross the border alone are held in government-funded shelters. When they misbehave, staff sometimes call police. And kids are getting arrested, jailed – sometimes even tased.
Texas deputy who tased migrant child placed on administrative leave
The move comes a day after a Reveal investigation and as the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office continues to fight the disclosure of public records.
‘I’m going to tase this kid’: Government shelters are turning refugee children over to police
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.
United, we’re not
Where does America go from here? We talk with an asylum-seeking family, Georgia women on abortion and West Virginians on the impact of Black Lives Matter.
US detained migrant children for far longer than previously known
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.
‘We sent 500 tests. They don’t answer calls’: Inside ICE’s coronavirus testing disaster
Internal emails show ICE rebuffed New Mexico public health officials offering to help contain COVID-19.