Tag: migrant children
Regardless of immigration status or increased agency authority – child abuse remains a federal felony.
Activists camped outside a sprawling tent city in the Texas desert bring a message to migrant children detained there: No estás solo. You are not alone.
"A reminder that, yes, this is who the U.S. is. The U.S. is a country that murders children both directly and indirectly in a myriad of ways."
"The culture of cruelty at CBP has only worsened under the Trump administration."
Outrage is mounting as lawmakers demand answers for the conditions that led Jakelin Caal Maquín to die after being detained at the U.S.-Mexico border.
“It’s so disheartening. This was supposed to be a policy that ended.”
"All children deserve to be safe and protected, to live with their parents and their families, and to have their voices heard."
“Child after child reported that the Court’s order has had little impact on ORR’s placing children at Shiloh or on the treatment they experience there.”
A new report by Amnesty International suggests immigration officials separated some 6,000 families between April and August, a far higher number of children and parents torn apart than previously thought.
“We have more children in detention now than ever before.”