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.
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.
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.
Guatemala sends more migrants to the U.S. than anywhere in Central America. What is driving so many people to leave?
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.
A 10-year-old Honduran girl came to the United States seeking asylum. Instead, she was detained – away from her family – for nearly seven years.
Internal emails show ICE rebuffed New Mexico public health officials offering to help contain COVID-19.
Reveal looks at where ICE has reported coronavirus cases, with numbers for individual immigration detention facilities.
An urgent battle is playing out between the U.S. government and immigration lawyers over detained children as COVID-19 sweeps across the country.
As the tally of detainees and staff testing positive for COVID-19 rises, asylum seekers in crowded settings continue to be denied parole.