Office of Refugee Resettlement

immigration

Hundreds of Migrant Kids in Government Shelters Are Put on Psychotropic Drugs, Says Watchdog Report

Many of the children appear to have been medicated without their parents’ consent.
Gaby Del Valle
4 days ago
Migrant Kids

4,000 Migrant Kids Might Have to Spend the Rest of Their Childhood in Federal Custody

The number of "Category 4" kids with no identifiable sponsor in the U.S. is unprecedented — and “alarming.”
Gaby Del Valle
7.24.19
immigration

Congress Members Who Toured Shelters for Migrant Kids Were Concerned by What They Didn't See

"We saw an empty dormitory that had been made up very nicely. We saw a cafeteria: empty. We saw an auditorium: empty"
Gaby Del Valle
7.3.19
immigration

300 Migrant Kids Removed From Filthy, Crowded Texas Border Patrol Station

Dirty, sick children in stained clothes were reportedly sleeping on the floor of the facility.
6.24.19
immigration

Former Southwest Key Employee Arrested for Soliciting a Migrant Girl He Met in a Facility

The man allegedly tried to obtain sexually explicit material from the girl, who was under 14.
Gaby Del Valle
6.19.19
abortion

Trump Administration Can't Stop Migrant Teens From Having Abortions, Court Rules

The Trump administration had argued it was not required to provide access to abortions for migrant teens in custody.
Carter Sherman
6.14.19
immigration

The Trump Administration is Converting a Former “Man Camp” in Texas into a Shelter for Migrant Kids

Once used to house workers from the Eagle Ford Shale oil fields, it will be converted to house up to 1,600 migrant children.
Mimi Dwyer
6.7.19
immigration

“You Can't Give a Friend a Hug": the Alleged Prison-like Conditions at the Largest U.S. Migrant Children’s Shelter

Attorneys for the Center for Human Rights & Constitutional Law filed a motion Friday that alleges “prison-like” conditions and questionable medical treatment at the facility.
Mimi Dwyer
Alexander Stockton
5.31.19
Books

A Trump official's anti-abortion novel involves something called a “Porn Storm”

We read Scott Lloyd's novel, “The Undergraduate,” so you don't have to.
Carter Sherman
4.22.19
zero tolerance

Scott Lloyd was warned that separating families would harm migrant kids. He never told the Trump administration.

Until last fall, Lloyd served as the head of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, which is tasked with reuniting separated children.
Carter Sherman
2.26.19
immigration

A mother was given back the wrong baby after it was taken from her at the border

"I do not believe separation of children from their parents is in the best interest of the child," one Trump official said. a
Emily Green
2.8.19
immigration

Inside the teardown of Trump's infamous tent city for migrant kids

Tornillo is being torn down, and fast.
Mimi Dwyer
1.8.19
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