At least seven districts have sent students with special needs to Shiloh Treatment Center in recent years.
New regulations would affect the nearly 13,000 children currently in the care of the Office of Refugee Resettlement.
The government pays for migrant children’s lawyers. Challenge the government, and they can lose their funding
For most migrant children detained alone, the only lawyers they’ll see are being paid by the same agency that’s holding them.
Attorneys for immigrant children held at a troubled Texas shelter say kids continue to be forcibly drugged there despite a judge’s order.
Lawmaker on center for immigrant kids: ‘We cannot allow this house of horrors to continue to operate’
Twenty-five children continue to be held at Shiloh Treatment Center, which has documented cases of child deaths and serial abuse.
Nearly a month ago, a judge ordered immigrant children removed from a troubled Texas facility and told the government to stop drugging them without consent. That hasn’t happened.
Even as it fails to reunify hundreds of families, the federal government says the court oversight mandated in a landmark case is no longer needed.
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.