Tag Archives: Jailing Children

L.A. council president pushes back on proposed ‘detention center’ for immigrant children

Originally publsihed by LA Times Los Angeles City Council President Nury Martinez wants to ban the city from handing out any building permits for private detention centers, including facilities that would hold unaccom ...

Private sector seeks to profit by detaining migrant kids

“These aren’t commodities,” he said. “This isn’t Amazon.com. You can’t just order up migrant care.“ ...

Senate Democrats Vow to Fight Reopening of For-Profit ‘Child Prison’ Homestead

The Homestead child detention facility shut its doors only weeks ago—but the Trump administration already wants it back open for business. ...

Oklahoma Army base will not be used to detain migrant children

The Trump administration no longer needs to detain migrant children at an Oklahoma Army base once used to detain Japanese Americans, and preparations to house them there have stopped, the U.S. Department of Health and Hu ...

At Detention Camps and Shelters, Art Helps Migrant Youths Find Their Voices

Works by confined children show hopefulness in the face of stress, and may help in the healing. ...

A whole generation of migrant kids is languishing at the U.S.-Mexico border

For the two dozen migrant children living inside a small church on the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, most days go like this: Breakfast at 8 a.m., dinner at 6 p.m., and hours of nothing in between. ...

Pediatricians share migrant children’s disturbing drawings of their time in US custody

Pediatricians shared disturbing images drawn by migrant children who were recently separated from their parents while in US Customs and Border Protection custody. ...

Trump Administration Says It Will Open New Mass Facility on Border to Hold Unaccompanied Children

The Trump administration says it will open a new emergency detention facility to house as many as 1,600 minors that come across the border unaccompanied. ...

Heartbreaking photos show Trump’s failures on immigration

This week, the Washington Post reported that Homeland Security officials weighed a plan for mass roundups of undocumented families across the country. Meanwhile, how many more migrant children will have to die in governm ...

Three members of Congress say Trump admin denying them access to facility housing unaccompanied migrant children

Three Democratic congresswomen will be denied access by the Trump Administration to tour a government-run center for unaccompanied migrant children on Monday in Homestead, Florida, according to the members of Congress an ...

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