Texas failed to implement the most basic defenses against wage theft after Hurricane Harvey, leaving some workers to fend for themselves.
In Texas, the foster care system is failing the vulnerable children it’s meant to protect, leaving many without a safe place to live.
Leadership turmoil and attempts to shutter the Chemical Safety Board threaten to cripple its probes of explosions, fires and spills.
Medicaid-funded caregivers in North Carolina must receive 80 hours of training and can’t have criminal convictions for drug trafficking.
Immigration advocates are concerned that the slowdown is deliberate, a move to “suppress the vote” of these potential citizens.
New legal filings show immigrant children in U.S. custody are subdued with powerful psychiatric drugs.
An attorney confirms reports that a child has died following release from a Texas immigrant detention center. ICE says it is looking into the case.
Nearly 1,600 children have been reunited with their parents, the government reports. The parents of another 559 aren’t eligible for reunification.
“All these people who were able to get together just a year ago are totally unable to do that now because of all the disputes.”
More than a week after a judge ordered that immigrant children staying at the facility should be moved, more than two dozen children are still there.
A Florida shipyard worker died earlier this year on the job. While OSHA investigated, the Navy and Coast Guard gave the company lucrative contracts.
“It shows you how disgraceful the place was, letting a man sleep with the girls,” says the woman, talking publicly for the first time.