We continue our ongoing investigation into what happens to immigrant children after they’re detained by the U.S. government.
Trump administration isn’t keeping promises to asylum seekers at ports of entry
Trump administration officials insist that there is a “right way” for families to seek asylum in the United States.
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.
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Judge orders end to requiring director’s approval to release migrant kids
The Office of Refugee Resettlement can’t require its director’s signature before releasing children from secure facilities, a federal judge has ruled.
Lawsuit: The forced drugging of migrant children is illegal
The new lawsuit builds on last week’s Reveal investigation, adding new cases of alleged abuse.
Before family separations, Trump quietly removed protections for migrant kids
Many of the changes happened over the last 18 months, short-circuiting opportunities for children to get help.
‘We are a country of laws’: Judge orders families reunited
“This situation has reached a crisis level,” U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw writes in his emergency order.
Government says immediate family reunification would ‘cause confusion’
The ACLU has asked a federal court to make the government unify families within the next 30 days.
Here’s a map of shelters where immigrant children have been housed
The locations of more than 80 child care facilities that have housed and supervised children as part of the unaccompanied immigrant minors program.
Government won’t release records on housing migrant children, so we sued
Reveal is suing the federal government for contracts and other documents related to shelters where immigrant children are housed.