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“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

DHS Secretary Nielsen says what Border Patrol puts kids in aren't really "cages"

At least not ones with a top, a bottom, and walls.
Emma Ockerman
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Thousands of migrant children in federal custody have been allegedly sexually abused, HHS documents show

In total, there have been 4,556 reports of sexual abuse since 2014, according to the documents.
Rex Santus
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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

Democrats are trying to use the border security deal to rein in ICE

They aim to make ICE prioritize people with criminal records rather than longtime residents who are part of the fabric of their communities.
Emily Green

The guy Trump put in charge of separated kids is reportedly writing a book about how much he hates abortion

Scott Lloyd is writing a book about his opposition to abortion, Politico reported Tuesday.
Carter Sherman

Trump official was effectively removed in July for failing to track separated migrant families: report

Scott Lloyd made decisions that made it more difficult to reunite children with their families
Carter Sherman
government ethics

Trump official in charge of separated kids has been accused of violating ethics rules

Office of Refugee Resettlement Director Scott Lloyd sent one of his staffers an email he’d received in April from an employee at Catholic charity group and his former workplace, the Knights of Columbus.
Carter Sherman
VICE News Tonight on HBO

More than 400 parents were deported without their kids. This is what it takes to find them.

According to the latest data, at least 150 children whose parents have been deported are still stuck in shelters in the U.S.
Belle Cushing
Jika Gonzalez

Treating separated kids like unaccompanied minors could backfire on the Trump administration

A federal judge temporarily stopped the administration from deporting reunified families until it’s determined what rights to asylum the children have.
Belle Cushing

The Trump administration wants someone else to find the 400 parents it deported without their kids

Only 12 deported parents have been found so far.
Taylor Dolven

An ICE official compared family detention to summer camp

Another official said he warned the Trump administration they would traumatize the children by separating them from their families.
Taylor Dolven