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.
Social distancing and hand-washing are meant to keep us safe from the coronavirus. But in immigrant detention centers, those measures are impossible.
For six years, a North Carolina family has tried to find out what the U.S. government did with its children after they were separated at the border.
A 10-year-old girl is separated from her family at the border and enters U.S. custody. Now she’s 17 and still in a shelter. Her family can’t find her.
How U visa certification requests were handled in the 10 states with the largest immigrant populations.
Among more than 100 law enforcement agencies serving large immigrant communities, nearly 1 in 4 create barriers never envisioned under the program.
Legal experts say placing hard limits on family immigration cases could be illegal.
As the Office of Refugee Resettlement rapidly expands its shelter network, it’s adding providers with little experience and troubling track records.
The federal government is quietly expanding its use of “tender age” shelters for migrant kids. We’ll tell you what we know.
The government is expanding its use of shelters to house migrant children, even as it faces scrutiny for inhumane conditions at existing facilities.