immigrant children

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2019, file photo, migrant teens line up for a class at a "tender-age" facility for babies, children and teens, in Texas' Rio Grande Valley, in San Benito, Texas. With its long-term facilities for immigrant children nearly full, the Biden administration is working to expedite the release of children to their relatives in the U.S. The U.S. Health and Human Services on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, authorized operators of long-term facilities to pay for some of the children's flights and transportation to the homes of their sponsors. (AP Photo/Eric Gay File)
Amid Surge, US Tries to Expedite Release of Migrant Children
  • 24 February 2021
With its long-term facilities for immigrant children nearly full, the Biden administration is working to...
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Migrant Children Describe Neglect at Texas Border Facility
  • 21 June 2019
Government facilities are overcrowded and five immigrant children have died since late last year after...
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Parents Face Tougher Rules to Get Immigrant Children Back
  • 24 September 2018
Thousands of immigrant families are experiencing increasing hurdles to take custody of sons, daughters and...
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Federal Agency Says It Lost Track of 1,488 Migrant Children
  • 20 September 2018
A Senate subcommittee has found that federal officials for the second time lost track of...
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Government to Expand, Extend Texas Tent Shelter for Children
  • 11 September 2018
A spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said that the facility...
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Child's hand on a chainlink fence.
Were Immigrant Teenagers Strapped to Chairs with Bags Over Their Heads?
  • 10 September 2018
Immigrant children as young as 14 were forcibly restrained at a Virginia facility, but authorities...
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Logic Stages Immigrant Protest At VMAs with Parents, Kids
  • 21 August 2018
The children, including some younger ones who appeared intimidated by the crowd, stood in a...
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Senate Study Faults Government Care of Migrant Children
  • 15 August 2018
Some 200,000 of these children have entered the U.S. over the past six years.
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Texas Lockup is Epicenter of Family Immigration Detention
  • 10 August 2018
Currently housing 1,520 mothers and their children, about 10 percent are families who were temporarily...
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Texas Opens Investigation of Reported Immigrant Child Death
  • 9 August 2018
A report that a child died shortly after being released from a U.S. Immigration and...
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Child's hand on a chainlink fence.
Documents: Youth Care Worker Sexually Abused Immigrant Boys
  • 3 August 2018
Federal authorities allege that a former youth care worker at a Phoenix-area facility for immigrant...
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More Than 300 Older Children Split at Border Are Reunited
  • 20 July 2018
The Trump administration said it has reunified 364 children ages 5 and older with their...
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