Migrant Mom Sues Over Toddler’s Death After Detention

The lawsuit from Yazmin Juarez of Guatemala alleges that her 1-year-old daughter developed a respiratory illness at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Texas, and medical staff provided inadequate treatment before releasing her three weeks later.

  • Published 28 February 2019

HOUSTON (AP) — The mother of a migrant toddler who died shortly after being released from the nation's largest family detention center sued the tiny Arizona city on Thursday that for years was paid by the U.S. government to run the facility in name only. The lawsuit from Yazmin Juarez of Guatemala alleges that her 1-year-old daughter, Mariee, developed a respiratory illness at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas, and medical staff… Read at AP News