The contractor, MVM Inc., has claimed publicly that it does not operate “shelters or any other type of housing” for children.
New legal filings show immigrant children in U.S. custody are subdued with powerful psychiatric drugs.
At least seven districts have sent students with special needs to Shiloh Treatment Center in recent years.
Lack of access to the pop-up federal detention camp has frustrated town residents and alarmed advocates who question the conditions there.
New regulations would affect the nearly 13,000 children currently in the care of the Office of Refugee Resettlement.
Wilson should have been taken to a licensed shelter, with beds and showers. Instead, he was taken to an unfurnished, unlicensed office building.
Attorneys for immigrant children held at a troubled Texas shelter say kids continue to be forcibly drugged there despite a judge’s order.
Nine days before getting the new contract, defense contractor MVM was found to have housed migrant children in a vacant office building.
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.
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.