Separated families won a second chance to seek asylum under an agreement in federal court, but lawyers say the government has backed off its pledge.
He sent a letter to fellow members of Congress, calling on them to “end an unjust detention system” and citing Reveal’s investigation.
Key numbers show how policy changes have touched people of all ages, some just arriving, others who have lived in the U.S. for most of their lives.
Stewart Detention Center, where two immigrants died, had no psychiatrist and dangerously low staffing levels, internal records show.
Two teens fleeing violence in war-torn countries sought asylum in the U.S. A Texas dentist’s report helped ICE send them to adult detention centers.
ICE’s handbook says agents can order exams of immigrant kids to determine age “as a last resort.” That rule isn’t always followed, advocates say.
Taxpayers are paying $438,000 each year for an Arizona city to be the middleman between ICE and a Texas private prison for detainees.
Jane Doe said in a statement: “People I don’t even know are trying to make me change my mind. I made my decision and that is between me and God.”
The ruling is the first test of a Trump administration policy of denying abortion access for immigrant minors in federally funded shelters.