Tag Archives: Child Jails

The Trump Administration Plans To Detain More Children And For Longer

The Trump administration said Thursday that it plans to withdraw from a court settlement that protects migrant children from being kept in detention centers under inhumane conditions and for more than 20 days. ...

As Months Pass in Chicago Shelters, Immigrant Children Contemplate Escape and Even Suicide

One 16-year-old from Guatemala said he wanted to “quitarme la vida,” or “take my life away,” as he waited to be released from a Chicago shelter for immigrant children. He was kept there for at least 584 days. ...

As Deadline for Family Unification Nears, Congress Tries to Weaken Protections for Immigrant Children

With only hours remaining before a court-mandated deadline requires the federal government to reunite thousands of children separated from their immigrant families, the Trump administration has assured Americans that it ...

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